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How to be polite in Norway

Posted Thursday, February 01, 2018 by Odd Bjerga

This video gives you seven dos and don’ts for behaving politely in Norway and words and expressions for speaking politely in Norwegian.

Godt nytt år fra Norskbloggen!

Posted Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

Et innholdsrikt år med Norskbloggen er omme. Fikk du med deg alle de gode artiklene vi publiserte? Vi har plukket ut ti favoritter fra året som gikk. Sjekk dem ut og se om du finner noe nytt og sp...

The Norwegian Rituals of Meeting and Greeting

Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

Tor is a popular guy - he meets many people every day; family, friends, colleagues and complete strangers. And he has just the right greeting for each and every one of them.  

Takk for alt!

Posted Friday, March 03, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

If Norwegians are bad at saying “please”, we are pretty good at saying "thank you". We thank people for virtually everything. But we don’t like to SAY “Thank you for Everything”! You’ll see why as ...

The Norwegian Rituals of Meeting and Greeting

Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

Meeting and greeting people is a bit like dancing. When Tor enters the dance floor, he feels for the rhythm, then he knows which step to take; whether to lead or to follow. Today, Tor will show you...