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A Nordic Union Posted by on Oct 18, 2017

Not so long ago there was a poll made by Nordisk Forum about a possible Nordic Federal state. (Nordisk Förbundsstat). Well, the poll was about which Nordic city should be the capital, to be exact. FNF is a group for everyone who is interested in the Nordics. The Nordic Forum is founded by the collaboration of…

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Being polite in Swedish, please Posted by on Oct 11, 2017

Being polite in your target language is often a huge challenge for learners. Swedish is definitely no exception! But is it the language itself or is it the culture that decides how we express politeness? The truth is that language is strongly colored by culture, but culture can even be seen as a product of…

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Swedish Mushroom Picking part I Posted by on Oct 6, 2017

This has been the greatest mushroom year for many years. The circumstances were extremely good this year to pick mushroom. The mushroom season begins in the middle of August every year and lasts approximately one or one and a half month if the weather is both rainy and warm before the frost arrives. One of…

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