Posts tagged ‘England’

March 30, 2011

A few do’s and dont’s in England vs Norway

In England it is common to offer the plumber/electrician etc a cup of tea, in Norway it isn’t…

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March 24, 2011

(Some of) My Social Mistakes

Having a dual nationality family can sometimes lead to confusion, especially in social settings (and any other setting I guess!) Some things that I take for granted are just not done in England, and the other way around. Here are some examples of “wrong” things that I have done…

(I am sure there are other as well and probably lots that I don’t know about!)

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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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