Tag Archive: Swenglish

Jun 03 2013

Sophie, so ferocious!

Sophie at Silkeborg

This is my friend Sophie. She likes to run and jump and climb and lift heavy objects in competitions that call for such things. She also has this warm, embracing energy about her that makes others want to run, jump, climb and lift heavy objects, too. This is a picture of her getting ready to …

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Aug 14 2011

Double idiom entendre

Swedes have a well-deserved reputation of speaking very good English, and my particular Swede, by virtue of living with an American, speaks exceptionally good English. But occasionally, Dr. Darling will mispronounce something or turn a phrase around in a way that makes me snort whatever I’m drinking out of my nose. This conversation occurred while …

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