Well, THAT's a new way to think about a language...

This week, The New Yorker magazine has an article about how, this year, anything connected to Denmark and the Danish language has become fashionable in the UK.

Unfortunately, I can't link to the article because it's only available to subscribers. However, I thought that it was worth risking the anger of the magazine's lawyers by citing this one (very funny) part:

When asked by the Guardian to account for the popularity of Danish television overseas, [one] actress....replied, "I've no idea, because our language is one of the most ugly and limited around. You can't seduce anyone in Danish; it sounds like you are throwing up. (=vomiting)"

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