You know you have been in Denmark too long when…

Funny facts about Denmark by American student living in Denmark! Don’t we love Denmark??!!

By American student living in Denmark

😂 You think there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.
😂 You think its normal to pick up a girl in a pub, walk her to her bike and ride with her back home.
😂 You understand why not every type of meat can be put together on top of bread.
😂 You think its impolite to sit next to someone in a bus if there is a bench where you can sit on your own.
😂 You go to the supermarket and buy three good beers and 10 not too good ones.
😂 You can open a beer bottle with almost anything.
😂 You honestly believe that the distance between Copenhagen and Aalborg is long.
😂 You can tell the difference between a Grøn Tuborg and a Carlsberg beer
😂 The first thing you do on entering a bank/post office/pharmacy etc. is to look for the queue number machine.
😂 You accept that you will have to queue to take a queue number.
😂 When a stranger on the street smiles at you, you assume that:
a. he is drunk;
b. he is insane;
c. he is American;
d. he is all of the above.
😂 Silence is fun.
😂 It no longer seems excessive to spend 800 kr. on alcohol in a single night.
😂 You know that “religious holiday” means “let’s get pissed”.
😂 You use “Mmmm” as conversation filler.
😂 The word “yes” is an intake of breath.
😂 You have only two facial expressions, smiling or blank
😂 Traditional dinners may not necessarily mean a cooked meal.
😂 You forget how to open canned beer.
😂 Can’t remember when to say “please” and “excuse me”.
😂 You will leave a pub if you can’t find a seat.
😂 Your wardrobe no longer has suits but blue shirts and mustard colored sports jackets and lots of denim.
😂 You don’t mind paying the same for a 200-metre bus ride as you do for going 10 kms.
😂 You don’t look twice at businessmen in dark suits wearing white sport socks.
😂 You start to believe that if it weren’t for Denmark’s efforts, the world would probably collapse pretty soon.
😂 You find yourself more interested in the alcohol content than the name of the wine.
😂 It feels natural to wear sport clothes and a backpack everywhere.
😂 You know the meaning of life has something to do with the word “hyggelig”.
😂 You are very surprised when you receive compliments about ANYTHING – including your appearance/clothing! In fact when you do, you find it suspicious and start thinking they might have ulterior motives.
😂 You’ve completely forgotten what a “date” is – no one ever comes to pick you up and unexpected gifts are VERY unexpected.
😂 You don’t think it strange that no one ever comes by to visit without being invited and you never show up at any one’s place unannounced either.
😂 You wouldn’t dream of coming even 10 minutes early to a party. (Once around the block is always an alternative)
😂 You find yourself lighting candles when you have guests – even if it is brightly sunny outside and 20 degrees.
😂 You offer people strange-tasting brown alcoholic liquids with their coffee in the MORNING!

Don’t we love Denmark??!!

By Sonja Thomsen

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