PDA

View Full Version : Famous Icelandic phrases or sayings...



zeitghost
14th September 2007, 07:31
"Eagles may soar, but weasles don't get sucked into jet engines".

"The early bird catches the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese".


























(*courtesy of Terry Wogan).

cojak
14th September 2007, 07:59
What do you do if you get lost in an Icelandic forest?








Stand up!

(Told to me by 3 separate Icelanders in a week. Hilarious...)

Lucy
14th September 2007, 08:48
I only pay with an angry sheep (I'll pay in cash)

He stood on the duck (He could not breathe)

It is bad but you will get used to it

DBA_bloke
14th September 2007, 08:52
Whether at the hot springs, or on the ice...
Whether fishing, or eating fish...
Whether feeling cold, or freezing to death...
.. It's fooking boring in Iceland.
- 12th Century Icelandic saga.