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02-03-2008, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Ribban View Post
OT: I see. But, I don't think many Swedes know this. Maybe I'm making a mountain out of a molehill here, but I never liked the word "Finne", and I don't think it belongs in the media. As you point out, Peltola and Niskanen probably don't give a rat's as long as their team mates respect them. I just think the Írebro media should recognize and appreciate the caliber of players ÍHK just landed and be a little bit more respectful.

OK... I'll get off my soapbox.
As a finn living in sweden, what more bothers me with swedes using the word finne is the context and the tone in which they usually say it. When it's about something positive and so, I don't really care. In those cases it's a sibling love thing, that swedes hate to love (but do so in some cases anyway) when finns do something good.

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