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A Norwegian bird’s tale Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

How do you learn norsk when you’re not surrounded by the language? Well, surprise, bøker (books) can be excellent teachers! 🙂 Read a bit of Norwegian every day, and slowly the language will be taking over your brain… Mohaha! :-] The problem, of course, is finding texts that fit your level. Most books are either too long&difficult – or too easy&boring……

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7 Facts about Trolls Posted by on Feb 25, 2016

Turister (tourists) never seem to tire of troll (trolls), so I hope you won’t mind yet another look at Norge’s most popular inhabitants. 🙂 As I recently had the fun task of doing some troll research, I thought I’d share a few fakta (facts) with you: 1. The first troll in history was Norwegian and…

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Land of trolls Posted by on Jun 29, 2013

”Where can we see the trolls?” The two turister (tourists) from Asia looked surprised when I explained them that trolls were rather hard to find in the Norwegian natur [naTOOR]. I was working in a museum souvenir shop where the shelves were full of miniature reindeer, elks and … trolls. No wonder that they thought…

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Eat Chocolate, Learn Norwegian Posted by on Apr 11, 2013

The next time you’re in a Norwegian kiosk shopping snop (sweets, candies), look out for the melkesjokolade (milk chocolate) called ”Et lite eventyr” (a little fairy-tale). There is only a single piece of chocolate inside the little yellow plastic wrapping. But then you don’t buy this product for the sjokolade – on the back side…

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