SV: "no" vs. "nb" and "nn"

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Mar 18 16:21:03 CET 2008

Håvard Hjulstad scripsit:

> This is an important point: Spoken language isn't "normalized" in Norway.
> You can hear any dialect even in "official" contexts. 

One of the delightful resemblances between Norway and the U.S.

John Cowan   <cowan at>
    "Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context.  A telegram
    that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
    5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
    as any, even sans digital signature." --me

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