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  • Axel Egge’s General Store, frequented by Scandinavian farmers.
  • Bully people, these Scandinavian farmers.
  • And I do admire the Scandinavian farmers down there so: their big red barns and silos and milking-machines and everything.
  • The place was crowded with Scandinavian farmwives, standing aloof in shawls and ancient fawn-colored leg o’ mutton jackets, awaiting the return of their lords.
  • So it chanced that she was plotting against the peace of the Thanatopsis at her third meeting (which covered Scandinavian, Russian, and Polish Literature, with remarks by Mrs. Leonard Warren on the sinful paganism of the Russian so-called church).
  • Carol helped him weigh babies and examine their throats, and she wrote out the diets for mute German and Scandinavian mothers.
  • But she saw these Scandinavian women zealously exchanging their spiced puddings and red jackets for fried pork chops and congealed white blouses, trading the ancient Christmas hymns of the fjords for "She’s My Jazzland Cutie," being Americanized into uniformity, and in less than a generation losing in the grayness whatever pleasant new customs they might have added to the life of the town.

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  • a stereotypically blonde, blue-eyed Scandinavian family
  • The children’s show Lazytown premiered in Iceland, grew in popularity throughout Scandinavia, and is now seen in over 100 countries.

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