Stig E. Sandų <s...@ii.uib.no> wrote in message
> On Wed, 11 Aug 1999 20:54:13 -0700, Ken Deboy <glo...@alternavision.com>I've never heard anyone claim that they weren't Scandinavian. Their language
> >> Also, I would like to remind you that the notation "English (Scotts,
> > If you want to really piss someone off, tell a Dane that they are really
> Aren't danes scandinavian? I've never heard any of them get
is certainly Scandinavian (it's my understanding that if you know any one of
Norwegian, Swedish or Danish, you can get along in the other two with only
minor difficulty), and their history is closely intertwined with that of
Norway and Sweden.
> The germans to my knowledge are not scandinavian though. Am I missingI think that's a joke. IIRC, there's been hard feelings among many Danes
> some subtle point here?
against the Germans for many years. The Prussian seizure of Schleswig (?)
and Holstein from Denmark in 1866 (?) was a real sore point, I think.
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