snus from a female point of view

24.5.11

Good things from Sweden

There are a lot of good things that comes from Sweden, the best according to me is of course Snus.
This is some of the other things Sweden are known for.

Dynamite
Alfred Nobel 1833-1896 invented the Dynamite.

Key wrench

The key wrench was originally invented by an englishman but later developed into a more user-friendly key wrench. This wrench model is often known as the Swedish Key Wrench and used all over the world. It was developed by a Swedish man named Johan Petter Johansson

Ball-bearings
The self-adjusting ball-bearings was invented by Sven Wingquist in year 1907.

Coca Cola bottle
The famous Coca Cola bottle was invented by an Swedish-American named Alex Samuelson and was introduced on the market year 1916.
Respirator
Carl Gunnar Engström invented the Respirator in year 1950.


Pippi Longstocking

Children's books, films and television series written by the Swedish author Astrid Lindgren.
Pippi is a girl with red hair worn in 2 braids that sticks out from her head. She is known for her superhuman strengh and for speaking with her monkey and having a spotted horse.






Midsummer

picture from PiaSjolinDesign

Midsummer is a Swedish tradition almost as big as christmas. Stores are closed and people celebrate by eating among other things, herring and drinking Snaps. The Swedes also get crazy and dance around something called a maypole which is dressed in flowers.

Absolut Vodka
The Third largest brand of alcoholic spirits. I've had cats named Smirnoff and Baileys and my kittens are named Bacardi and Mintu, maybe the next one will be Absolut?

IKEA
Furniture store, my favorite!

Abba

Abba is a famous popgroup but also a brand of herring.











Volvo & Saab
Cars

Ingmar Bergman
Swedish director, producer and writer

Swedish Candy
This is how you shop for candy in Sweden.


Stig Larsson


Picture from Amazon.com



Wrote the millenium series: "Girl with the dragon tattoo", "The girl who played with fire", "The girl who kicked the hornets' nest"








There is a lot of more good stuff from Sweden of course, but this is some of the first things I thought of.
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