When a Danish
person uses a combination of patriotism and limited knowledge of the non-Danish world to explain Danish society to a foreigner. This foreigner may be a tourist or a resident immigrant.
"Here in Denmark
, we eat Danish rye bread. All of the children eat it every day. I don't know why and we don't think about it. That's just the way it is."
"Here in Denmark, all women hold jobs and work as equals to the men" is a dansplanation because it assumes that someone from another country or culture has a different experience.
domestic diva husband of a native english
, the Danish word for husband is mand
combines the English word husband
with Danish word mand.
Hus means house
in Danish, which is rather appropriate since a husmand is very domestic
Husmand could literally translate
to house husband. He is the opposite of a housefrau
I have a very typical husmand. He is well-domesticated and lacks libido
, but he is great at cleaning the house.
My Danish husmand is very sweet. Sure, he looks like a butch
lesbian, but most of them do these days. Not mascueline
, but not metrosexual
either. It's appears to be some kind of gender limbo.
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