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"Vi er rike og berømte."

Translation:We are rich and famous.

October 13, 2015

19 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/valis_90

I see Norwegians definitely don't suffer from modesty.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/askrahn

I'm a few generations down the line in the US, but I can still see that in midwestern culture where a lot of Swedes and Nowegians ended up.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LadyofAsgard1

I'm a fourth generation Norwegian-American, and my god, my family is still like this. My father's German family thinks we're all nuts.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/effyleven

Ah, Lake Wobegon, with the statue of the Unknown Norwegian? (Presumably unknown because that's the way he likes it?)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdamHelliwell

Seems quite similar to New Zealand culture. We call it "tall poppy syndrome" here, as in, if you get too high and mighty, you'll get blown over.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnCatDubh

There are often lots of Scandinavian volunteers who come to work in kibbutzim in Israel (although not everywhere as much as they used to). They’re often remembered fondly, especially the girls by the local boys, and this law makes me joke that the Scandinavians were inside them the whole time~


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheCouragousCat

Wait what? I'm confused


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark318377
  1. "You're not to think you are anything special." I say, all are special.

  2. "You're not to think you are as good as we are." I say, those that demonstrate goodness are good.

  3. "You're not to think you are smarter than we are." I say, a smart man recognizes his own ignorance.

  4. "You're not to imagine yourself better than we are." I say, all things created good were first imagined.

  5. "You're not to think you know more than we do." I say, our ignorance is as vast as our universe.

  6. "You're not to think you are more important than we are." I say, You're not to think you are less important than we are.

  7. "You're not to think you are good at anything." I say, You are to know you are good at being you.

  8. "You're not to laugh at us." I say, you are free to laugh with us.

  9. "You're not to think anyone cares about you." I say, you're not to assume that nobody cares about you.

  10. "You're not to think you can teach us anything" I say, everyone has something to teach you. And you have something to teach everyone.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Angeluzfun

You cannot take seriously every crazy sentence you see in Duolingo. BTW, the Norwegian course is the best!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vintovka

Money! Power! Glory! And honesty.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fool444luv

YIKES!! How DO those Ylvis brothers DO it? :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sonoluigi

Ja, og vi ser rosa elefanter!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hmada993

Og rosa tvillinger


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TARDISToni

Penger kan ikke kjøpe kjærlighet!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gwhats1

I'd like to see them spend a week Livin' life out on the street I don't think they would survive If they could spend a day or two Walking in someone else's shoes I think they'd stumble and they'd fall They would fall


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heithr

Men ikke viktige.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Angeluzfun

Kardashians much?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tay_T7

At least I know who to avoid thanks to these words. :D

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