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Hygge’s Rivals

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Texas

Translates as ‘crazy’ in Norwegian. Helt Texas means ‘total craziness’ or ‘peak mayhem’.


Sisu

Finnish for ‘strength, determination and guts’. If you have sisu, you’d sooner die than lose.


Mellanmjölk

Translates from Swedish as ‘semi-skimmed milk’ and refers to something bland and edgeless.


Dylanman

Dylanman thinks he knows more about Dylan than anyone else, and will gladly regale Dylanstories to any Dylanh


Harry

A Norwegian term for something vulgar and tacky.


Kabelsalat

In Norway and Germany: when your cables get so mixed up, they look like a salad.


Kalsarikännit

A Finnish term for drinking by yourself at home in your underwear with no intention of going out.


Utepils

Norwegian for the act of having a beer (pils) outside (ute). An outside beer.


Koselig

Norwegian for hygge.


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