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Райнар прислал вот такой интересный тестик определения принадлежности человека к эстонской нации. Текст на английском языке.

  1. You use the word ‘normal’ if something is ok.
  2. When visiting friends abroad you bring along a box of Kalev chocolate.
  3. You attended a song festival at least once either as a performer or as a spectator.
  4. You know that going to the sauna is 80% about networking and 20% about washing
  5. You are nationalistic about Skype (it is actually an Estonian company)
  6. ‘Kohuke’ belongs to your menu
  7. You declare your taxes on the internet like all modern people
  8. You actually believed for a while that Latvians had 6 toes per foot when you heard that as a child
  9. You are convinced that Estonia is very strategically located
  10. You spent at least one midsummer in Saaremaa, Hiiumaa or one of the smaller islands
  11. You can quote films like «Viimne reliikvia» and «Siin me oleme»
  12. You spit three times around your left shoulder for good luck
  13. Words like «veoauto», «täieõiguslik» or «jää-äär» sound perfectly pronouncable to you
  14. You like bold statements, such as this one… [image: Wink]
  15. There can never be too much sarcasm
  16. You can at times drink hot tea to hot food
  17. You are disappointed that Jaan Kross never got the Nobel prize in literature
  18. It would not be suprising for English-speakers to find your namenaughty (Peep, Tiit, Andres [sounds like undress]) or hippy (Rein, Rain)
  19. You have been to Finland
  20. You say ‘Noh’ (sounds like NO) even when you speak English, just to confuse people
  21. You know the lyrics to «Mutionu» and «Rongisõit»
  22. You would never mistaken Kreisiraadio for a radio station
  23. You would agree that wife-carrying is a real sport (at least as long as Estonians are winning)
  24. Your best friend’s girlfriend is your English teacher’s daughter and they live next door to your grandparents, who were colleagues with your advisor, who is friends with your…
  25. You think that any beverage below 20% is non-alcoholic
  26. You check the thermometer before going out
  27. You look in both directions before crossing the road, even if it’s a one-way street
  28. You grin very mysteriously when people ask about your national food
  29. You teach a non-Estonian speaker the word «Tänan» before «Aitäh»
  30. You put ketchup inside your pasta (french-cooked gourmet faire la finemanger pasta) in order to not to get the ketchup-bowl dirty
  31. You cheated on your wife/husband at least ten times but you still think you’re in a good marriage.
  32. When someone asks you «where is Estonia?» you quickly reply that it’s located in Northern Europe close to Finland…
  33. Your grandmother’s «purse» is an old plastic bag that has been reused several times
  34. Sour cream tastes good with everything
  35. A foreigner speaks to you in broken horrible Estonian and you go on andon about how wonderful their Estonian is compared to «the Russians'»
  36. You have ever worn or seen anyone wear «karupüksid»


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