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Top 10 of 2015 Posted by on Dec 31, 2015

As 2015 is about to hand over the torch to 2016, here’s a quick tilbageblik (retrospect) at the 10 most popular blog posts i år (this year). See you in 2016. Godt nytår! 🙂 10 Birthdays in Denmark Do you remember your last birthday party? If you were living in Denmark at the time, there’s…

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Sing along, it’s jul! Posted by on Dec 24, 2015

When learning languages, it’s a really good idea to SING! If the melody is really nice, the words will just etch themselves into your brain! 🙂 Forget about rules of grammar, forget about rules of pronunciation, just take it easy and sing along! Here are two danske julesange (Danish Christmas songs or carols) for you…

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Christmas Preparations in Denmark Posted by on Dec 18, 2015

Sikken voldsom trængsel og alarm! / Det er koldt og man må gå sig varm! (What a tremendous crowd and commotion! / It’s cold and you have to ”walk yourself warm”.) This 1848 hit ballad (by Peter Faber) is still sung by Danes during julen (Christmas) – probably because its description of travle mennesker (busy…

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