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Re: Random photo's

October 2nd, 2019, 11:17 pm

I like Norsk because they sound as if they were mocking Germans: Goo(ten) morygen! Hei(l) hei(l) (Hitler)!
You should try to parse this piece of NorwegoDeutsch: "Das ist guten sein!" Collector may help. 
 
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Re: Random photo's

October 3rd, 2019, 12:00 am

My immediate understanding was "That's a good sign!" :-) It's probably incorrect, but at least makes sense (and nobody gets beheaded!)
 
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Re: Random photo's

October 3rd, 2019, 12:22 am

It's more subtle. There is a Norwegian saying "Det er gutten sin!", which idiomatically translates into American English as "Attaboy!", i.e. an upbeat saying to a boy. Now, we (loosely) translate into German by being literal about the first two words and somewhat phonetic about the last two. In retrospect, you probably had to be there... 
 
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Re: Random photo's

October 3rd, 2019, 9:00 am

I like Norsk because they sound as if they were mocking Germans: Goo(ten) morygen! Hei(l) hei(l) (Hitler)!
There are two versions AFAIK Landsmal and Riksmal.
 
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Re: Random photo's

October 3rd, 2019, 2:16 pm

Blame the Danes!
 
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October 11th, 2019, 10:20 am

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Re: Random photo's

October 11th, 2019, 10:24 am

Blame the Danes!
All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, Carlsberg, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Danes ever done for us?
 
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Re: Random photo's

November 11th, 2019, 3:10 am

Sakura season in Scotland (it's Hirosaki Park)
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November 14th, 2019, 2:13 am

 
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Re: Random photo's

April 9th, 2020, 6:46 pm

It's a game. Finish the sentence.
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Re: Random photo's

April 9th, 2020, 6:57 pm

 … agrees to stop kicking the cat.
 
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Re: Random photo's

April 9th, 2020, 7:02 pm

How dare you!
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You're going to regret this!
 
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Re: Random photo's

June 29th, 2020, 2:19 pm

Portraits of Kurdistan fighters: https://www.joeyl.com/blog/all/post/guerrilla-fighters-of-kurdistan
Excellent quality work.
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