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if you lose your voice, theres a swedish saying that goes “jag har en tupp i halsen” which translates to “i have a cock in my throat”
      made by RaeO


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4 years ago #9708733        
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Thank the gods for the comments because my mind went to a dirty place.....

6 years ago #9475990        
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There is also a danish sentence for it: "Jeg har en tudse i halsen"

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3 years ago #9811344        
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Is it also used as slang for speaking Danish?


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3 years ago #9810666        
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God damn it Sweden

Katrus

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3 years ago #9789130        
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You should have used the word rooster instead of cock...


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Wortel

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5 years ago #9568925        
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Animals in throats is apearently a thing... In Dutch you have a frog in your throat if you're coughing all the time or your throat is otherwise audibly unhappy :)


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6 years ago #9482694        
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I've never ever heard of it.. But my girlfriend apparently has. It was more common when she was a kid so I guess it's an old phrase :)

Karen

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6 years ago #9472397        
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Can anyone from Sweden confirm? I find some Google hits, but not many...


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