What is a “Slow Cheese,” an “Environmental Pig,” or a “Cardboard Skull,” you might ask?

Well, if you read on, I will tell you!

A little while back, I posted some illustrations of bad, but funny, translations of Norwegian words here on Bored Panda.

You people seemed to like it, so I decided to make yet another post with weird Norwegian idioms as well.

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Night Owl
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8 months ago

In German it's something similar: Bärendienst (Jemandem einen Bärendienst erweisen.)

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Bacony Cakes
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8 months ago

man the internet is mossy in some places

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Bacony Cakes
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8 months ago

Thanks, Norway. I am now using this.

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Arlo Danielson
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8 months ago

Ha, pathetic, I read 97 books since June of 2020

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Brandy Grote
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8 months ago

But in the US, we say "Florida Man"

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John Laughlin
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8 months ago

My Grandmother always cautioned, "Don't ever get behind a driver wearing a hat. You know he's going to drive slowly."

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SassyUnicornGirl317
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8 months ago

BOOTIFUL

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Bacony Cakes
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8 months ago

He's hogging the couch.

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Night Owl
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8 months ago

In German: das Blaue vom Himmel (the blue from the sky)

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Bacony Cakes
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8 months ago

[LARGE CORPORATION]? Is that you?

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Why?
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8 months ago

Looks like she's scared sheetless!

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Benjamin Richmond
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8 months ago

equivalent to 'too many cooks spoil the broth', then

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Cynthia Bonville
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8 months ago

American English: pussy-whipped.

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N G
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8 months ago

In the uk, it's 'tell tale tit', snitch or grass

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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8 months ago

Really a theme with the stupid cardboard in Norwegian.

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Aragorn II Elessar
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8 months ago

So that one guy who always goes “That’s what she said”?

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