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[The] Swede: The Very Unofficial guide to the Swedes (Paperback)

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The] Swede was written with the intent of introducing Sweden and Swedes to English speakers. It's personal and informal, and is inspired by the author's perspective of a country he loves dearly. Sm rg sbord, ombudsman and of course fika are words that were eventually adopted into English; and The] Swede will introduce you to the rest--from allemansr tt to housewives, hugging, humor and husesyn--what does it mean to be un-Swedish? What about Swedish sin, is it a real thing? Are Swedes boring? Are they serious? Does a person bring bananas to a dinner party? Over 250 brief chapters, usefully organized like a dictionary, will make you a better Swede or at least better understand your Swedish friends, family or colleagues. Richly illustrated with humorous or explanatory drawings.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780996846080
ISBN-10: 0996846085
Publisher: Nordstjernan-Swedish News
Publication Date: February 16th, 2020
Pages: 226
Language: English