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Zipping my way thru The Almost Nearly Perfect People: The Truth About the Nordic Miracle, on the recco of a πŸ‡³πŸ‡΄ pal. I'm still in the bit about πŸ‡©πŸ‡°, and he's rough! I said "I hope he's not so rough on your country." They replied, "Oh, he's worse!"

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@richText However, having finished the book, I have to say Norway was the least-discussed and least-insulted. It's really a huge discussion about the Danes, followed by some bits about Iceland, Norway, Finland, then a huge long talk about the Swedes. We must've got our wires crossed. Again.

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odd
odd

@richText Oh! I need to read this! Pinging @ndreas @helgeg @jemostrom

jemostrom
jemostrom

@odd @ndreas @helgeg @richtext πŸ˜‚ i can just imagine what he writes about Sweden. I've never understood the overly positive description of Sweden that seem exists in countries like Germany, UK, etc.

ndreas
ndreas

@jemostrom @odd @helgeg @richtext Got to read this…

todor
todor

@richText @jemostrom Just scanned through the TOC. The Iceland and Finland parts are the only ones with chapters for other countries - Denmark, Sweden, Russia. I think this is revealing a bit of the inferiority complex I might imagine there is present. Nordic dynamics πŸ˜€