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Archive for December, 2015

Top 10 Swedish Posts of 2015 Posted by on Dec 31, 2015

For a lot of people, today is the last day of 2015, which means it’s time for the requisite retrospective. Let’s take a look at the top ten posts with the most visitors on the Swedish language blog. We’ll start at ten and work our way backwards to the most popular post of 2015. Swedish…

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Swedish Christmas Food – Lutfisk Posted by on Dec 24, 2015

Swedes celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve—December 24. But that doesn’t mean they don’t take full advantage of the holiday. Come the end of November, you’ll start seeing restaurants, hotels, catering services all offering a julbord. Literally, Christmas table, a julbord is the Christmastime smorgasbord (another Swedish word, by the way) filled with food and drink.…

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What does it mean to “black-paint” someone in Swedish? Posted by on Dec 18, 2015

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Like many other languages, the Swedish language has a large variety of different expressions. Some of these expressions are similar to expressions in other languages – and some are more-or-less unique to Swedish. These expressions vary from being several words long to being only one word. One useful piece of interesting vocabulary in Swedish is…

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Sweetish Swedish pancakes – maybe not what you’d expect! Posted by on Dec 10, 2015

Swedish pancakes come sweet or savory – here, I’ll give you the run-down on sweet Swedish pancakes! One very popular dish in Sweden is the pannkaka – the Swedish pancake. American readers might see the word “pancake” and think, “Oh! Swedish-style pancakes!” Well, no. Swedish pancakes aren’t really just Swedish-style pancakes. They’re more like crêpes.…

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