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At 19:42 26.3.2004, Andreas Johansson wrote:
>Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> At 10:55 25.3.2004, Andreas Johansson wrote:
>>
>> >In Scandinavia, you've essentially got a continuum of dialects, which are
>> >classed as Swedish, Norwegian or Danish solely based on which side of the
>> >borders they are. This has seen Scanian going from a Danish dialect to a
>> >Swedish one.
>>
>> And as my dad was fond to point out Bohuslän dialect would be
>> equally badly suited by Norwegian orthography as by Swedish
>> orthography.  FWIW the inhabitants on the eastern bank of
>> Göta River still call their neighbors on the western bank
>> _Baggar_, a derogatory term for 'Norwegian'.
>
>Does anyone still use that for actual Norwegians?

Oh yes, but usually in the compound _Norrbaggar_.

/BP 8^)
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