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What is a Scandinavian rug?

  Its called "rya". Its a handwoven rug.   The name originates from a village in Sweden and it can also refer to a particular breed of sheep whose wool is used to make (MORE)

What Scandinavian country is smorgasbord from?

Smørgåsbord origins from Sweden and goes back to 17th Century.  "Smør" means "butter"; "gås" means "goos"; "bord" means "table."  All together it means a buffet-style ta (MORE)

What do Scandinavian people look like?

Not all Scandinavians look the same and not all Scandinavians fit the description below. However, this description is generally seen as the average/majority of Scandinavians: (MORE)
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What Scandinavian country has the biggest navy?

Norway has the biggest navy in Scandinavia, with about 4000 personnel (9,450 if mobilized and 32,000 if fully mobilized). And 80 vessels without the Coast Guard.

10 Common English Surnames found in the United States

People are fascinated with origin of their surnames. The United States is a melting pot of national origins with millions of different surnames. Because of our English roots, (MORE)

What are Patronymics?

Understanding patronymic naming patterns, where the child's surname is derived from the father's first or given name, is important for genealogical research. Historically, the (MORE)

What is Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma?

At your last dilated eye examination, did your doctor mention anything about flakiness of the internal structures of your eye? Perhaps your eyecare professional recommended ad (MORE)
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Scandinavian drinking toast?

  A skål is a Scandinavian toast of friendship and goodwill which may be offered when drinking, sitting down to eat, or at a formal event.

What do Scandinavians speak?

Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, and/or Finnish, for starters. Swedish, Danish and Norwegian are virtually the same. Its like the us Southern accent versus the Queen's English. T (MORE)