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My Faroese housemate was telling me about her country's local birds, and that was when I realized what stupid names we've been giving said birds here in Denmark.

13th January 2015

Tagged in Faroe Islands Denmark


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3 years ago #9344103        
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Wait wait Danish people call puffins SEA PARROTS??

....this is the best description I have ever heard

8 months ago #9596701        
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In English the Lunde is a Puffin and the Tjaldur is a Eurasian Oystercatcher.

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Wortel

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9 months ago #9578587        
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In Dutch the Tjaldur is a Flaundermagpie and the Lunde a Parrotdiver. I'm sorry.

2 months ago #9673372        
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:glares at Faeroe Islands: and i hate you more than you hate Denmark >8C

Beme

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6 months ago #9627264        
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Denmark is so dumb he's a new level of smart

6 months ago #9627005        
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In hungarian the tjaldur is Snail rotatory :D

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9 months ago #9585984        
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"I hate you more than you can ever understand"
-Me

Rosin

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11 months ago #9560545        
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At least it's not as bad as guinea pigs. Which are not pigs, nor come from Guinea.

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11 months ago #9556755        
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Ooh a puffin!
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Nevermind, I think it's an oyster-catcher... Silly (slaps self)

DovahSos

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1 year ago #9547392        
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Eh, it's not that hard, or so it seems.

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