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Top ten ways you know you’ve turned Swedish

Top ten ways you know you've turned Swedish
For some foreigners living in Sweden, a natural "inner Swede" can develop that often doesn't show its face until you're back home again. The Local's Irishman Patrick Reilly lists the top ten ways this inner Swede can change your life.

Whether you’ve been here for ten weeks or ten years, Sweden has a habit of getting under your skin.

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As a faux Swede you’ve no doubt acquired some of the traits associated with your adopted land. Those are brought sharply into focus when you leave to go back home or take a holiday when suddenly your inner Swede comes to the fore.

So how to do you know when you’ve become more Swedish than the Swedes themselves?

Read The Local’s guide to find out.

Patrick Reilly

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