In the early 20th century my paternal grandparents, Rikard Severin Källman (1887-1968) and Lydia Abrahamson (1890-1978) immigrated from Sweden. I am exploring my Swedish ancestors immigrant journey to "Amerika" and life in Swedish Chicago. I am searching for cousins everywhere to share family stories, pictures, memories and new discoveries about our Swedish heritage and our family today.

~ This blog, like my family tree, is always a work in process. Please stop back now and again! ~

Tuesday, April 5

Tuesday Trivia

Some Swedish words that you will probably never need to know but that make this silly American (me) laugh. I have never been very PC I guess.

I was traveling with such great FART that I ran over the FARTHINDER on the way to the SLUTSPURT.

FART = speed
FARTHINDER = speedbump
SLUTSPURT = final sale

I am sure many many English words sound just as ridiculous to non-English speakers so please forgive me that these Swedish words made me laugh so hard I thought I would KISS my panties.

KISS = pee

the regrettably non bi-lingual,

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