Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Reykjavík, Ísland
    Native language
    UK English
    Posts
    18,506

    Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

    Hej,

    I was doing some vocabulary exercises on my phone and this example sentence came up:
    Hans näsa är så stor att han kan röka en cigarr i duschen
    I found it quite funny and I was wondering if it was sort of a well-known Swedish insult or if it's just a random thing the people put in to make a sentence?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Switzerland
    Native language
    Swedish
    Age
    50
    Posts
    328

    Re: Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

    My father (born -22) used to say that there was a "Big-Nose Club", and this was the entry test.
    ...men på den tiden fanns inte Wikipedia, så man fick klara sig med att förstå själv.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Uppsala, Suède
    Native language
    Swedish
    Posts
    46

    Re: Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

    Haha I've never heard it

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Lund, Sweden
    Native language
    Swedish (Scania)
    Age
    55
    Posts
    2,544

    Re: Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

    Never heard it either, but yes, it's amusing indeed, and presumably a classic! I'm not even sure I'd label it an insult.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •