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Anyone who ever owned a set of English-Danish dictionaries knows that one is heavier than the other. To the Danes, the English vocabulary seems almost inexhaustible-the accuracy with which you are able to construct a sentence is extraordinary-while Danish and other Scandinavian tongues are more condensed.

In school, we are introduced to English as a mandatory subject from an early age. This is where we are acquainted with the aforementioned set of dictionaries, and many of us start immersing ourselves in English and American music, literature and film.

Later, if the curiosity of this other language develops further, we might…

Rasmus Meldgaard Harboe

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