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Archive for April, 2011

The disadvantages of living in a country with good welfare Posted by on Apr 29, 2011

I would just like to say that I am basing this article on the fact that Sweden has a reasonably good welfare system. But just what consequences does that have…?   Can there be disadvantages with a system like this?  There are plenty of good things that come from having a country with good welfare…

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Songs about Sweden Posted by on Apr 27, 2011

With the Swedish summer just around the corner, I couldn’t help but delve into some of my favorite songs about Sweden. Below you’ll find a nice little mix of songs about Sweden, all in Swedish of course. Enjoy! First, a classic: Ulf Lundell – Öppna landskap And some newer stuff: Peter Jöback – Stockholm i natt…

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Vowels, Part 1 Posted by on Apr 27, 2011

Glad påsk! Enjoy!

Minecraft – a Swedish gaming success Posted by on Apr 25, 2011

Swedes are not only good at car manufacturing and pop music – lately we have proven to be brilliant game developers as well.  The game Minecraft is one example of this, a indie game hit that everyone is talking about at the moment. The game has  an impressive 7 094 329 registered users, and only in the last…

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Glad Påsk 2011! Posted by on Apr 22, 2011

Sweden’s King of Condiments – Ketchup Posted by on Apr 20, 2011

I love ketchup. Not love as in I make weird ketchup sandwiches every day, but I slather it on fries and burgers. Your standard ketchup vessels.  It wasn’t until I left for college though that I realized my love of ketchup, and what I considered a suitable receiver of ketchup, differed from that of many…

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Fun facts about Sweden Posted by on Apr 19, 2011

If you use Google.se and type in “Weird facts about…”, weird facts about Sweden comes up as the third suggestion, after weird facts about animals and weird facts about humans. Inspired by this discovery, I decided to gather a few fun facts about our beloved Sweden. Weird or not, here goes: * Sweden has the longest…

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