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Customary spitting?

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in response to reader comment: Yes, Swedes are generally xenophobic and racist, but in a clandenstine manner....

Submitted by Ugly-A (Sweden), Dec 17, 2014 at 17:19

Is that a thing? Because I've sertainly experienced it on occasion and wondered if it was supposed to send a message of disgust or disdain. That all but confirms it. Not a hospitable place for non-Swedes or those who don't look like the cookie cutter version of what a Swede "should" be. I've all but given up on learning the language. It's supposed to be abut communication, but not here.

You know that song "Smile, and the world smiles with you"? The songwriter had never spent time in Sweden.


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