Sail in on a shrimp sandwich
Sail in on a shrimp sandwich…
…and other curious Swedish sayings
Every country has them – culturally unique expressions that bring colour to everyday language and provoke a laugh or two in literal translation. Swedish contains all manner of weird and wonderful sayings, many without obvious equivalents in English. Here we roll out fifty of the funniest and learn a little about their origins and usage – you’ll never get caught buying a pig in a sack again!