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"Har du hørt om mannen som bare spiser maur?"

Translation:Have you heard about the man who only eats ants?

August 2, 2015

13 Comments


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

That's just decad-ant.


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

They actually taste very nice, like little grains of sugar. They also can 'pop' in the mouth when eaten!

Sincerely - a freak who eats ants.


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

Shouldn't "Have you heard about the man that only eats ants" be accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke_5.1991

I've added it. It's technically incorrect grammar, but it's used often enough to be considered natural.


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

For me at least, hearing "that" used instead of "who" sounds very unnatural when referring to a person. You're definitely right, I hear it often enough, it just sounds incorrect to me. It may just be me, though. For what it's worth, my intuition isn't always correct. I've found I've learned a lot about proper irregular past in English from the course. I use a lot of the wrong forms and I wouldn't have realized hadn't Duolingo corrected me!


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

I've read about smalahove yesterday. I'm not impressed by this sentence today.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DebbieHaug1

Smålehove is good! Nowhere close to the rumours, though I didn’t eat eyes or tongue.


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

Noen rare greier, altså.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DebbieHaug1

I’ve seen (and tried) liquour steeped in a barrelfull of ants. Not something I’d go looking for but it didn’t turn my stomach. .

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