What are some stereotypes of Norwegians?

September 27, 2017 – 07:14 am

Norwegians are frequently seen as modern-day, libidinous Vikings, or as leather clad, chapel-burning metal music fans. People also think the males have lengthy beards and put on horned headgear and also the women are tall, blonde, blue-eyed and also have large breasts. The assumption is that Norwegians like to ski. Norwegian can also be frequently connection to the singing group ABBA.

Norwegians are occasionally stereotyped as racist, not open to new cultures and inhospitable to anybody different. Other qualities credited to Norwegians include being somber, introverted, alcoholic and boring. Norwegians are incorrectly regarded as simple-minded, misleading and unsophisticated country bumpkins who consume a lot of seafood and also have horrible manners and muddy boots.

The majority of Norway’s earnings now originates from oil and gas, however the stereotype remains the people reside in small sheds in fishing towns around the fjords. Really, Norwegian is an extremely wealthy, costly country because of its oil revenues. The populace isn't comprised of mostly misleading rural residents, out of the box frequently thought.

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  • avatar What are the hallmark stereotypes of Norwegians? | Yahoo Answers
    • Actually in America they are probably one of the least stereotyped groups. In fact i have never heard a Norwegian joke or stereotype in my life.