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Language Lesson


Language Lesson

Denmark wanted America to say this because Danes love to make foreigners say it.

All the other Nordic countries joke that Danish sounds like Swedes talking with a potato or porridge in their mouths, while Danes joke that Swedes sound like drunk Danes, and Norwegians sound like drunk Danes singing. :XD:

4th September 2010

3 days ago #9312521        

Höte ja!


20 days ago #9302591        

My Canadian neighbors like to joke that Quebecois is basically an extremely drunk American trying and failing to speak French.

27 days ago #9298561        

Mexico... behind a border of cornflakes... you're a genius, Humon.


15 M
3 months ago #9267518        

mexico's face


17 F
4 months ago #9241446        

Oh, my dad never ceases to tell that potato joke to me before he visits Denmark........ It. Never. Gets. Old.... Ever. -.-"


25 M
5 months ago #9240381        

In Faroe Islands, we joke that Danish sounds like someone puking while talking. A good example would be "Hvaaaad".
As for Swedish and Norwegian... it just sounds like really bad Danish

And last but not least... Icelandic sounds like broken Faroese, which we find absolutely hilarous

6 months ago #9205922        

WAIT this is the first time I realize that the cornflake boxes are the border between USA and Mexico! The darn comic is four years old... I'm not very clever, it seems.

7 months ago #9189425        

Perfect representation of North America in the last panel....


19 M
7 months ago #9182168        

I found a brochure about Denmark in the Nordic Library of Helsinki. One of the writers described Danish as something that most closely resembles a throat illness. I found that hilarious x) But also true.

7 months ago #9177678        

P.S. I love that the North Americans eat breakfast together.

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