Posts tagged ‘Culture’

March 16, 2011

Tomato or tomato

Learning a new language isn’t all that difficult. Anybody can study a dictionary and learn a bit of grammar. It is what that lies behind the words that I find difficult. How to use the words in different settings, and how they might be interpreted depending on the context,and depending on who (or is it whom?) you are talking to.

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February 20, 2011

Buying a round

Dublin

The concept of “buying a round” doesn’t really exist in Norway, however it is expected when you go to the pub in the UK!

This is a concept so common in the UK that anybody living there, and reading this, will probably wonder why I even bother writing about it.

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February 9, 2011

Norwegian vs British Culture

So, being Norwegian, I never really thought that the British were that different from us. I was wrong. (I know that using the term British may not be politically correct here as I know that there are many differences between for instance the Welsh and the Irish aswell, so forgive me for saying “the British”).

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