Swenglish top ten
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If a Swede asked to meet you at half nine, you’d think 9:30, right? Wrong, wrong, wrong. In Sweden, half nine means 8.30 (as in halfway into the 9th hour). One shudders to think how many hot dates never happened due to this little cross-cultural slip up.
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