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Ten Swedish problems: Twitter users sound off
Published: 09 Apr 2014 12:28 GMT+02:00
Having an Only In Sweden moment? On Twitter, natives and newbies alike have used the hashtag #SwedishProblems to share the weird, the wrong, and the wildly woeful about life in Sweden. The Local has collected some of the funniest to date.
Life in Sweden can be tough for the foreign-born. Quite a few have taken to social media site Twitter to rant and moan for both comedic and therapeutic reasons.
In fact, even the Swedes seem to appear to like a bit of Only In Sweden.
Whether it's living in a place often confused with another European country or the head-slappingly irritating opening hours for liquor stores, they're all here.
Let us know on Twitter (@thelocalsweden
) any particular #swedenproblems of your own.
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Swedish mulled wine served the traditional way. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
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