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Big Brother Sweden
I've often heard Swedes say this, and the other Nordics have very different reactions to it.
Not sure how most Norwegians feel about it, but the few I've heard comment on it seemed to be okay with it.
18th March 2014
2 days ago
That souns awesome. I've been meaning to read those books.
2 days ago
Lol, like the battle of Lund were 8000 Swedes were up against 13000 Danes and Norwegians and we still won. Mention ONE of your equivalents to that battle and we'll talk.
6 days ago
As an Icelandis person, I just laughed out load. Sweden ? big brother? How funny...
7 days ago
No way Sweden is Big Brother anymore..
Norway has enough money to buy Sweden.
Besides a Big brother would not let his little brother get stomped.
History is against Sweden here. ;)
That and a metric shitload of money..
10 days ago
There is no way Sweden is the big brother! They lost so many battles where the odds were in their favor. No way they are the big brother. I would be ok with Denmark but not Sweden..
16 days ago
Given all that-- and the rivalry between Christian and Gustav-- I have to wonder what Sweden and Denmark think of Eric Flint's 1632/Ring of Fire series. (and the results for Kristina and Ulrik, for that matter)
Quick precis-- With the help of a small west virginia coal mining town sent back to 1632, Gustav turns Sweden into King Europe-- or at least of the Central and Northern European areas. Denmark helps France, at first, but after getting pummeled, joins a Swedish-lead Union of Kalamar. Prince Ulrik is betrothed to Gustav II Adolphus' daughter, Kristina.
26 days ago
i have never feel that Sweden is a big brother for the other Nordics. But if it is so then Sweden is then not a good big brother.
30 days ago
that reminds me how stupid denmark is, to complain about your nuclear plant in Skåne but still buying its power XD nahh but seriously that plant sucks, and maybe we descended from swedes but swedes descended from monkeys, and cheap beer is way better than sjötbullar or what u call em even though they does taste good XD
1 month ago
Actually both Danes and Swedes are mentioned in the book "Germania" by the Roman historian Tacitus in 98 ad and he claims that Danes are descended from Swedes. And we'll stop telling you what to do when you stop telling us where we can put our nuclear power plants. =)
1 month ago
denmark was made long before sweden and norway as a nation... dear grandson :P i honestly don't have anything against sweden trying to be "the big brother" in scandinavia, as long as they keep their business to themselves, sweden is pretty nosy in danish politics, trying to lecture us, bahh.
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