Experiencing my country through foreign eyes: Danish Birthday Edition

During our first year together I've gotten many looks of askance from Mr English saying "are you sure you're not taking the piss?" Of course it goes both ways, the difference being that I openly utter the words. It is weird and amazing how two so similar countries - practically neighbours although separated by a …

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Experiencing my country through foreign eyes: Language

Anyone who has ever tried to learn Danish will say that it’s not an easy language. Not so much due to grammar, which in certain ways is fairly easy to learn if your mother tongue has roots in Latin, but due to pronunciation. Difficult Danish It has only recently been brought to my attention that …

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The Horror. The Horror: My experience with the Danish language

I have a Danish girlfriend and I love her very much. Because of my girlfriend and her Danishness, over the past year I have spent quite some time in the country which I also love. There is a feeling in Denmark that is different to other countries that I have been to. It feels both …

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