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This was a way to get rid of unwanted guests in Iceland back in the day.

Feed them poisonous shark that hadn't been fermented quite long enough, then send them stumbling in the direction of the nearest lava.


15th October 2014

Tagged in Iceland Hakarl Denmark


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Tjuv

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2 years ago #9463483        
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O.O that's so metal

6 months ago #9636764        
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There is a saying:
Guests are like fish, after 3 days they start to smell bad.

Trogdr

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2 years ago #9426085        
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thanks for the warning now im never gonna piss people off in iceland

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Medktz_2

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3 months ago #9676629        
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Lesson learned, after day 3 don't eat the fermented shark.

12 months ago #9566851        
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Iceland's version of the English "cold shoulder"

Were if you were a guest, who overstayed their welcome, were served a cold shoulder cut of meat.

Iceland's version kept you warm through.

2 years ago #9464886        
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Wow...Iceland were arseholes back in the day.

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2 years ago #9383731        
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Proverb: after 3 days, guests and dead fish start to stink.

6 months ago #9633531        
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i don't think we do that here in connecticut

7 months ago #9626314        
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It was a real thing or just for the comic? either way it's funny like this :D

7 months ago #9623300        
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Rest in peace Denmark.

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