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Gem vs binders – Swedish – Norwegian

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Today I stumbled over a Norwegian word “gem”. This gets hilarious in Swedish, since “gem” in Swedish is Norwegian “binders” (English: paperclip).

Norwegian “gem”

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“gem” in Norwegian means real or fair, willing to participate, or like being in for a game.
http://www.sprakradet.no/Aktuelt-ord/Gem/

Swedish “gem”

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In Norwegian a Swedish “gem” is “binders” (english: paperclip).

Imagine a Norwegian talking to a Seed:

Du er gem!
Meaning: You are alright!

And the Swed answers:

Jag är inte et gem!
Meaning: I am not a paperclip!

HA HA HA HA HA :-)

/ Annelie

Author: Annelie

I like canoeing, photographing, friends, movies, food, humor, and going on trips. I dislike rudeness, dishonesty, violence, nastyness, and people not caring for others. I do not drink much, I do not smoke and I do not do drugs. I love friends who are kind to me and stick with me. If you want to give me a gift, the best gift is to stop smoking and stop using fragranced products. Then you give me health and that dear friend, is the best gift a person can get. It is a gift of love. I got asthma and I am hearing disabled.

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