Friday Fun Facts About … Norway?
Most of us would be challenged to find Norway on a map if it wasn’t clearly marked.
We know they ski there and a couple of Winter Olympics were held there but other than that Norway is sort of an anomaly.
Here are a few facts you might not have known about those crazy, snappy dressing Norwegians.(See Above)
Fun Facts About Norway
- It was Norway who introduced the Japanese to Salmon Sushi in the 1980s.
- The 2014 Prosperity Index ranked Norway #1 for wealth and well-being.
- Not sure how wealth and well-being work out because Norway has the world’s highest gas prices — $10.12 a gallon for premium.
- You might have a good chance of being knighted in Norway. They knighted a penguin in 2008.
- Stripping will get you some tax breaks in Norway. Stripping counts as an art form for tax purposes. So take it off for H&R Block.
- If you think our prisons are easy, in Norway there is Internet service in every cell. Are X-Boxes next? Maybe tax deductible strippers.
- If you can get a book published in Norway the Feds will buy 1,000 copies and send them out to libraries around the country.
- Trix are not for kids in Norway. It’s illegal to advertise to children under the age of 12 in Norway. Bet that cereal aisle is pretty bleak.
- Don’t want to pay those big tuition fees? Head to Norway where public universities are free to any one from anywhere.
- “Odd” and “Even” are popular names for guys in Norway. I guess it beats Tanner and Tiffany. Or Moon Unit and Dwezzle.
- If someone tells you to “Go to Hell,” they are not being rude just giving you directions to the town of the same name.
- This one makes no sense to me at all. For some unknown reason, Sweden has run out of trash so they are importing their trash from Norway. I thought that was Congressional type thinking.
Some Final Thoughts
Norway does sound like a cool place. They do have mountains, good skiing, free education, and export their trash. I guess all in all I should dust off my passport and just go to hell.
Lord knows I’ve been told to go there many times.