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Day: April 15, 2016
What do you know about Finland?
Three Finns and a bottle of vodka. They drink in silence for three hours. After three hours, one Finn says: “Nice vodka.” The other Finn says, “Did we come here to talk, or did we come here to drink?!” Mayakovsky was acting like an avantgarde artist (or, as we call it in my country, an […]
What do Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland think of each other?
Answering as a Greek. The Greek humorist Freddy Germanos (Φρέντυ Γερμανός, Freddie Germanos), God rest him, visited Denmark in the ’60s. This was his take on OP’s question (Ταξίδι στην Δανία, from the collection Το Δις Εξαμαρτείν): The first thing you work out in Scandinavia is that the Danes do not adore the Swedes and […]