Swedish: Hans näsa är så stor ...

Discussion in 'Nordic Languages' started by Alxmrphi, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. Alxmrphi Senior Member

    Reykjavík, Ísland
    UK English

    I was doing some vocabulary exercises on my phone and this example sentence came up:
    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. JohanIII

    JohanIII Senior Member

    My father (born -22) used to say that there was a "Big-Nose Club", and this was the entry test.
  3. jackuppskararen Junior Member

    Uppsala, Suède
    Haha I've never heard it :)
  4. Wilma_Sweden

    Wilma_Sweden Moderatös

    Lund, Sweden
    Swedish (Scania)
    Never heard it either, but yes, it's amusing indeed, and presumably a classic! :D I'm not even sure I'd label it an insult.

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