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What’s Norwegian for Twerking? Posted by on Oct 11, 2013

It’s no secret that people in Norway and other western countries are fascinated by USA [oo es AH] (they might be complaining about American politics but still watch the soaps). Miley Cyrus makes some daring bevegelser (moves), and the next moment people from Oslo to Australia are talking about twerking. Or are they? It depends…

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How To Say What You Like Posted by on Mar 24, 2013

In terms of language, jumping into the FaceBook era has been easy for Norwegian-speakers: ’to like’ is å like [aw LEEkeh]! Liker du brunost? (Do you like Norwegian brown cheese?) Jeg liker ikke ost i det hele tatt. (I don’t like cheese at all.) Men jeg liker deg. (But I like you.) This can…

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