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"Han har ofte seg kvinneklær."

Translation:He often wears women's clothing.

April 4, 2017

41 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rhianna414022

In the words of Eddie Izzard "Theyre not womens clothes, theyre my clothes. I bought them,"


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

Exactly!! Love him!!!


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

And hangs around in bars


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/noah641782

He wants to be a girlie just like his dear mama


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

What an unfortunate comment


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

They are the lyrics to The Lumberjack Song by Monty Python: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfRdur8GLBM

It is very old and possibly no longer in good taste.


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

Much of the point of Monty Python is not being in good taste.


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

True, but this was 45 years ago and things change, thankfully.


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

He's a lumberjack and he's OK... (Y)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rito820924

It's 2020 gendering clothes is silly


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark318377

Life in 2020 is silly


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dark_Beast97

But it's convenient to call it women's and men's. I love men's clothes and don't care of its name. If I want men's t-shirt I can just go to a shop with men's clothing and I know that they have what I need. Convenient. That's all.


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

The vikings were spent alot of time washing there hair and some even wore makeup, So who knows maybe its true!!!


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

These Norwegians... are such Norwegians.


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

I love it how inclusive duolingo is!


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

People can wear what the hell they like. Those who are clutching their pearls and twitching: get a grip.


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

But... the pearls go so well with their dresses. :)

(Easy on the profanity, please, or I'll just have to delete.)


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

Sorry, Deliciae, I will try to be more circumspect.


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

"That's a European cut"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobT.N.B.M.

This reminds me of the vocalist from Norwegian Black Metal band Maskinskog. Gunnar Høgstmyr, they are non-binary and like to wear both suits and dresses on stage.


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

this sound like it's talking about a drag queen. if you're a drag queen reading this: you rock!


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

And as a woman, I often love to wear men's clothing. <3


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

And nobody questions it, do they? So why do some people have such a problem with men wearing "women's" clothing? :(

I often wear "men's" clothes. In fact, right now I am wearing a top that I bought in a "men's clothing" department. Nobody has batted an eyelid.

NB: I am not a man.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mark318377

Jeg er tømmerhugger og det er ok


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertHarr347673

The difference between a female impersonator and a drag queen is a liberal sprinkle of Fabulous lol


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

What’s the difference between this and “han går ofte i kvinne klær”? I thought “har på seg” talked about wearing something in the present moment rather than generally wearing something


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Reba803718

Inappropriate


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

It's a bit old-fashioned to call some clothes "women's clothes" and others "men's clothes".


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

Åh Arnold Læne, gjør ikke det igjen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martin721840

"he wears often...." is considered wrong. I dont think that order of "wears" anb "often" is of high importance in this sentence. So maybe accept both answers?


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

It is of importance in the English. You'd probably be understood if you said 'he wears often women's clothing' but it sounds very strange indeed and isn't really a good answer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/David-2112

Thanks to the Norwegian moderators to let some fun discussion and banter happen. In some other languages I am learning they are excessively tight on the comments threads

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