Cursing in Norwegian
for Marie-Therese & my fellow Norwegian learners
I didn't think you could swear på norsk.
Those liberal, uptight nordmenn,
what do they have to cuss about?
Don't be a drittsekk.
Well, OK, but
it doesn't sound like bad language. I mean, I can believe
en hjem is a home & melk is milk
but knulle? møkkakjerring?
lakensamba? (that's just cute:
Let's invent the Mother Rule, the morsreglen:
Can I say it to your mom?
Wait, what? I can't make up a Norwegian word?
Hvorfor ikke? Why not? Why not?
If I can't swear, I can't talk.
You flipflop flattop!