Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2003 13:51:33 +0200
From: Trond-Arve Hjelle <saab900nopsamne.no>
Subject: Re: Back from our Scandinavian holiday (incl. Saab Museum)


Sat, 09 Aug 2003 20:43:26 GMT, skreiv Paul Halliday <pjghnopsamyonder.co.uk> : >Sorry Johannes, I used the word "Scandinavian" since we also visited Norway >otherwise I would have just said "Swedish". From my experience in the UK, >Norway is more synonymous with Scandinavia (what with the popular childhood >understanding of Vikings and the like) than Sweden and less so again with >Finland. Thanks for the clarification though; it's interesting to see what >other people perceive to be the common meaning of words we all use. But you Englishmen have York... ;) And, you know who King Arthur (Kong Arthur) was? The same misstake are going on here in Norway, people says "England" when they mean "UK"... -- Trond-Arve Hjelle M91 SAAB 900 T16 http://home.no.net/tahjelle http://www.pluggers.com - Gutta p glve

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