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Swedish confectionary laughed at.

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byke
post 13.Feb.2013, 11:02 AM
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We can't imagine kids seeing this as a treat.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/featu...in-history.html
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Puffin
post 13.Feb.2013, 12:37 PM
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Location: Dalarna
Joined: 5.Apr.2006

The oldies are always the best - I have lost count of the number of times I have seen this in newspaper articles about funny product titles

My visitors have been taking home Plopps every since i have lived in Sweden just so they can say "fancy a plopp" to their mates

The Edet "Dubbel Kräpp" toilet paper was also taken home by many wink.gif
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au2pLj5YOAU

In fact we have threads on here dating back 7 years
http://www.thelocal.se/discuss/index.php?showtopic=4571
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soultraveler3
post 13.Feb.2013, 01:21 PM
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Location: Dalarna
Joined: 12.May.2009

Thanks for the laugh Byke! biggrin.gif

My family always requests Plopps too lol. Even though it's not a brand, dad couldn't stop giggling at the infart and utfart signs either when he was here visiting.
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oddsock
post 13.Feb.2013, 02:58 PM
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Joined: 19.Dec.2008

Don't forget the erotic cat food:

http://lorinator.feminoise.com/img/pussi.jpg

There are now also ones called "Pussi: tropical", "Pussi: exotic" and, my favourite "Pussi: meaty sensations."

All are, of course, "as good as it looks."

Somebody at that company has to be taking the piss.
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John.Smith
post 13.Feb.2013, 03:19 PM
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Location: Sweden
Joined: 12.Sep.2011

in the Uk and Ireland I recall the same brand is called 'Felix'...

Felix Pussi... heh heh heh!

I have seen plenty of dodgy labelling in China also: here is an example:
 
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Pursuivant
post 13.Feb.2013, 03:25 PM
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In Finland you go to a gas station and buy "Super Piss" -40 windshield wiper fluid for the pisspojke... laugh.gif
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Hisingen
post 14.Feb.2013, 10:57 AM
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Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 5.Jul.2012

And just for laughs, some of the English used on here by lesser knowledgeable posters. So be careful when extracting the urine of other nations. cool.gif
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Willy
post 14.Feb.2013, 11:14 AM
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Joined: 10.Jul.2005

For those of us who don't speak British, care to explain what's so funny about plop(p)?

The only dictionary definition that I can find matches the Swedish meaning: Sound of thing falling into water. In fact, Swedish seems to have borrowed it from English in the early 20th century.

Edit: Wiktionary to the rescue
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AW1
post 14.Feb.2013, 12:20 PM
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Location: Södermanland
Joined: 20.Mar.2012

(UK) slang for excrement, derived from the "plop" sound made when the former hits water in a toilet.
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