Heppy Eester! Bork! Bork! Bork!
April 16, 2006 12:08 PM   Subscribe

Glad Påsk! Happy Easter, in Swedish, via old and unusual greeting cards, featuring lots of chicks and surprising numbers of roosters, amorous poultry pairs, and even frogs.
posted by afiler (6 comments total)
Hyvää pääsiäistä kaikille!
posted by taursir at 12:46 PM on April 16, 2006

Aaah! The umlauts! Too much!
posted by kittyprecious at 1:31 PM on April 16, 2006

Sweden also has a tradition of Easter witches. (props to Seven Deadly Sinners)
posted by Primofex at 1:52 PM on April 16, 2006

Gleðilega páska!
posted by Zero Gravitas at 2:04 PM on April 16, 2006

If anyone wonders why the witch features in the greeting card, according to Swedish tradition witches fly to Blåkulla to celebrate easter.

This tale is so widespread that many who have heard it are not aware that Blåkulla is a real location.
posted by spazzm at 3:55 PM on April 16, 2006

I Jesu namn till bords vi gå,
välsigna Gud den mat vi få

Said by Farmor this afternoon at my daughters second Easter dinner.
posted by TedW at 7:00 PM on April 16, 2006

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