"Paret reiser gjennom landet ei flygende ku."

Translation:The couple is traveling through the country on a flying cow.

July 5, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/Deliciae
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Illustrated by the talented Buruboro:

December 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Tubuke

Is it a tale? Where is it from?

July 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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It's just a silly sentence AFAIK.

July 5, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Tubuke

I love humor, and like the humor of this course very much, but when I read a funny sentence I am always confused. Since I am not a native English speaker I cannot decide: 1. Is it an idiom? 2. Is it a quotation from a tale or a Sci-Fi novel? 3. Is it just joke? Perhaps yous should mark the idioms at least, for example with a pictogram.

July 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/LukeYoung6

Yes, idioms can be confusing, but at least this way Duo keeps you on your toes and understanding the sentence, not just guessing.

October 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/MarianLank

Except more often then not I am unwilling to believe that that is actually the sentence I just read. More than keeping me on my toes I can just get these wrong a lot. I find that sentences like these, while fun, have a tendency to make it more difficult for me to learn. But that could just be because I'm dyslexic, so I don't tend to trust myself when a sentence seems odd, even in my native language.

March 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/fveldig
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That would be nice if it was possible. I guess asking or maybe using a search for the phrase in any search engines would work.

July 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/cymster

This would be better if it was a continuation of the chicken story line....flygende kylling

April 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/xBarbastellex

A feel a book coming along ;)

April 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/AndrijAndrusiak

Lycklig resa!

March 2, 2016
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