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14.2.06

thriftiness, openness of humour, love of fish, austerity, drinking coffee, carving viking longboats

Nice use of Google: somebody sat down and did some data mining with the search engine, and created this Prejudice Map. It shows first impressions of generalisations about nationalities. Turkish people? Hospitality and using weapons.

I remember my first day at Goleta Valley Junior High School in California, this kid named Adam said to me "Norway. Isn't that where you put the little wooden shoes out for christmas?"

8 Comments:

Blogger MGL said...

Oh, Mikkel & Sara: Brazil is known for "informality, partying & bikinis".

February 14, 2006 12:00 pm  
Blogger Susanne said...

Jeg troede der stod Golgata Valley Junior High School, hmmm.

February 14, 2006 1:23 pm  
Blogger MGL said...

Ok, så jeg er faktisk Messias. Er det det du vil høre?

February 14, 2006 2:11 pm  
Blogger Susanne said...

I knew it, I knew it. MGL, Messias Grüner Larsen.

February 14, 2006 4:51 pm  
Blogger MGL said...

Sa jeg Martin? Jeg mente Messias.

Den lå på Dolorosa avenue, rett bortenfor den nedlagte Cross Station jernbanestasjon.

February 14, 2006 4:54 pm  
Anonymous maître said...

Ok that's it I'm burning your flag

February 16, 2006 1:12 pm  
Blogger MGL said...

Go ahead! Burn it! It's not like we're afraid of catholics. What with a) me being the messias, and b) the catholic community's historically speaking complete lack of willingness to use brute force.

February 16, 2006 1:18 pm  
Anonymous maître said...

Yes it has been a rather peaceful community. Popes for pace nel mondo

February 16, 2006 1:24 pm  

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