Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]>:

> Weld S Carter, Jr. skrev:
> > I wonder how relevant we might consider the following
> > comparison: In English we say 'It's Greek to me', but in
> > German: 'es ist mir Spanish". And, in France, one
> > dismisses a speaker of imperfect French with the insult:
> > 'you speak French like a Spanish cow!' I don't try here to
> > render it in French, since my grasp of that language
> > probably warrants that description.
> >
> > Weld
> In Sweden we say "It's Chinese to me!"

I sometimes hear _det är rena grekiskan_ "it's pure Greek", but that's likely an

Oh, and I tend to dismiss south-Swedish dialects as "Danish". :D