10 Creatures in Scandinavian Folklore


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FFFbone posted a link to this amazing list of 10 creatures in Scandinavian Folklore at the Random-Fandom . These are all creatures that are ingrained in our culture – especially the Norwegian culture which seems to have taken these creatures much more to heart than, for instance, the modern Danish culture. If my son spends too much time in the bathroom (it happens 😉 ), I ask him if “do-draugen” has taken him. “Do” is the Norwegian word for toilet ( “loo” is a better translation if one is splitting hairs).

10 Creatuers in Scandinavian Folklore by Rebecca Winther-Sørensen

Read the list here
The Scandinavian Folklore consists of a huge variety of creatures, good or evil, which have frightened people for centuries. They were often meant to scare children, but even today they are essential and important to the modern northern society. In the 1890s, something changed in the way…

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