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05-08-2010, 11:55 AM
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Riddarn
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Originally Posted by Jared Cowen 2010 View Post
OK, I agree with you on the goalie thing, but to say the English-Canadians can't skate or hit is stupid. Theres a reason why we're Olympic Champs. I always hear Swedes are skilled, but don't play gritty enough (generally). But Alfie isn't like most Swedes though.
Ah I get it now.

You, Canadians, are allowed to use outdated stereotypes. Because winning the gold medal disproved the stereotypes empirically.

We Swedes, on the other hand, are not. Alfie is just an exception to the rule.

Because we're talking about very outdated stereotypes here. Any suggestion to the contrary reeks of nationalistic chauvinism.


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