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Colour your tongue! Posted by on May 28, 2016

Can you imagine a day without farger (colours)? It’s no wonder that many language courses are quick to introduce a few colours. Here are the basic ones in Norwegian – can you guess the meaning of the words? 1 rød 2 blå 3 gul 4 grønn 5 brun 6 oransj [oRANSH] 7 lilla 8 svart…

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17 a-may-zing Norway facts Posted by on May 17, 2016

Gratulerer med dagen! (Happy Constitution day!) I dag er det 17. mai (today is May 17th), and store og små (big ones and little ones) have been out in the streets of Norway to celebrate their grunnlov (Constitution) and frihet (freedom). Here’s 17 things that help making Norway so amazing: Norges kvinnelandslag i håndball (Norway…

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May 1st and Norwegian Politics Posted by on May 1, 2016

Liker du politikk? (Do you like politics?) Even though a lot of Norwegians, like people elsewhere, synes politikk er kjedelig (think politics are boring), første mai (May 1st) is a day when many are eager to hit the street and voice their mening (opinion). Traditionally known as arbeidernes internasjonale kampdag (the workers’ international struggle day)…

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