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2014-09-27 23:01:35

Danish is a tricky language and expats in Denmark often find it really hard to communicate with local people.

2013-07-09 22:41:55

The way you speak in primary school reveals if you will stay behind in your native part of the country or head for the big city to get an education.

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2008-06-10 10:04:57

A team of forensic scientists at the University of Copenhagen has studied human remains found in two ancient Danish burial grounds dating back to the iron age, and discovered a man who appears to be of Arabian origin.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.