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Saaburu

Saaburu  n.— «GM has received blistering criticism for putting a slightly modified version of the Subaru sedan into the lineup at Saab, GM’s upmarket Swedish brand. Car reviewers derided the car, the Saab 9-2x, referring to it as the...

flexicurity

flexicurity  n.— «The goal is to attract the attention of EU policy makers to the Danish labour market, which is as flexible as the UK labour market. At the same time, employees benefit from a degree of security at a similar level to that...

sloyd

sloyd  n.— «Sloyd is a system of education built around the design and construction of useful handmade objects. The name is from the Swedish word, “sloyd,” which is derived from the Icelandic “slog,” meaning general...

puck bunny

puck bunny  n.— «Coaxed by Swedish hockey fans on Internet chat boards, the Minnesota Wild fanatic followed her favorite player, Manny Fernandez, to the small city of Luleå, Sweden, where he was tending goal during the NHL lockout...

isht

isht n. a euphemistic misspelling of shit, with the same uses and meanings. Also ish. Editorial Note: This term is also a part of spoken language and in both written and oral cases a form of taboo-avoidance. An unreliable source reports this term...

battle rattle

battle rattle  n.— «The main gate, which previously was manned by a Swedish soldier in a ribbed turtleneck, camouflage pants and felt beret, was secured by at least six American paratroopers and military police in full combat regalia...