‘Alter Schwede!’: the surprising role of old Swedes in the German language

‘Alter Schwede!’: the surprising role of old Swedes in the German language

Every language has common sayings which, when directly translated, seem to make absolutely no sense, and the German phrase "alter Schwede", meaning "old Swede" is a perfect example.

Can you get your tongue around Sweden’s nurse?

Can you get your tongue around Sweden’s nurse?

World says ‘yes’ to bonkers Swedish sound

World says ‘yes’ to bonkers Swedish sound

Is this the strangest sound in Swedish?

Is this the strangest sound in Swedish?

Gaming kids better at English: study

Gaming kids better at English: study

‘Thai prince said he loved me in Swedish’

‘Thai prince said he loved me in Swedish’

SFI students struggle to speak with ‘shy’ Swedes

SFI students struggle to speak with ‘shy’ Swedes

Government to scrap Swedish language bonus

Government to scrap Swedish language bonus