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Size matters


I wasn't planning on posting a comic about this yet, but people have spammed me with the "ÆØÅ (Size Matters)" song so much that I thought I might as well post it now to let people know that yes, I have seen it.

(Before you click the link, know that the song isn't about who has the biggest alphabet in the world, but simply about the Norwegians desperately looking for something they have that's bigger than what USA has) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f488uJAQgmw


28th September 2012

Tagged in Sweden Denmark Norway

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22 days ago #9394200        
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Yeah, ÆØ is danish, but i learned in school for a few years ago, that Å is a norwegian letter :3



Murklan

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1 month ago #9389200        
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This reminds me of that time when i found a danish children's book at my grandmothers house and i was so confused because i thought that the ø letter was a o that had ben crossed over because the author regretted writing it



KRyptic

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1 month ago #9385010        
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Eerm, not to diss anyone, but check out the alphabet from the Sinhala language (one of Sri Lanka's main languages).

Personally I don't know of any other language which has more letters to their alphabet.
16 consonants, 24 vowels, 8 pre-nasalized consonants, plus 18 additional letters in the misra secondary alphabet, for a grand total of 66 letters.
Oh, and a ton of diphthongs.

Yes, they do make up words by writing left to right and stringing individual letters together.
Darn, that language must be a bitch to learn.
Maybe that's why the Sri Lankans I met always laughed when I said that German is a hard language to learn.



2 months ago #9381304        
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But Danish tyranny is "tyranny lite" --not like say, German or Russian tyranny which can be grim .
And their beer and their pastry is some consolation if you have to suffer under the the Danish yoke for a few centuries .



2 months ago #9375533        
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Greek has 24 letters. But first alphabet with vowels!!! Without Greek, no Latin, no Cyrillic. Huehuehue.



2 months ago #9371817        
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Russian has like 46 letters, I think



BoojiBoy

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3 months ago #9359174        
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Hahahah http://everything2.com/index.pl?node=Khmer



4 months ago #9358585        
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Þð Iceland wins :Ð



4 months ago #9355558        
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Bigger, better, stronger, faster, with ÆØÅ I am the MÆSTØR.
SUCK MY ÆØÅ



Green

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5 months ago #9348411        
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אני מרגיש זעיר ... (I feel tiny)
Hebrew has 22 letters. But, if you count the 'soffiit letters', than we have 27.
There are 5 letters that look different when placed at the end of a sentence, so they don't really count, I guess.
But hey, at least its less letters to burden your brain! Makes up for learning English and French as well!



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