Swedish

Tour de Beardstein

Summer is here, Scandinavia moves from permafrost to permasun, and Swedes everywhere enjoy traditional pastimes of hunting drunk Norwegian itinerants in pine forests with crossbows and cycling through tundra to look for thawed squirrels. To celebrate this outdoor…

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Seasons Greetings from The Turunn Tribune!

The entire team at The Turunn Tribune send you our sincere wishes for a Merry Christmas! We wish you a 2017 that is full of Smygge (pronounced “smugg”); a Swedish word loosely translated as that feeling of cosy smugness…


Sweden Declares War on Facebook Over Fake News!

Sweden is breaking its 200-year-old tradition of being Switzerland’s ally in not fighting any wars, letting Britain and other brave countries do the work. However, this week a direct attack on Sweden’s free press by Facebook’s Legal…




Smell Like A Man with Scrottfroght’s!

Stay Fresh! Stay Herring Fresh! Scrottfroght’s Hürring Sprie combines ethically compressed herring-liver oils with the tang of saltwater and fish urine decanted from the fish bins. It’s a natural freshness you can trust! Scrottfroght’s are proud…


IKEA Mein Kampf

In a particularly shocking story for “Evil Switzerland”, reporter Stig Holfjord reveals how Swederland’s iconic brand IKEA used Nazi technology for their own ends. In initial designs for the store, founder Ingvar Kamprad was looking for…


Swedish for Schrootnenfluughers!

The Tribune feels duty-bound to expose more of our fascinating Swedish culture to the rest of the world. Appreciation of all things Swedish requires a rudimentary understanding of our magnificent language. Here we will begin…