Texas is now synonymous with 'crazy' in Norway

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    Blame it on the rodeos, the enormous cowboy hats, the passion for high school football or the Bush dynasty: Texas is so nuts it's become synonymous with "crazy" in Norway, according to a Tumblr thread discussing use of the word first reported on by Texas Monthly.

    The pub compiled multiple instances of Norwegian speakers using the word online, including a police chief describing a situation concerning reckless foreign truck drivers as, roughly translated, "absolutely Texas" and a story about a fisherman's uncommon swordfish sighting being, also roughly translated, "totally Texas."

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/texas-means-crazy-in-norway-slang_5627eb51e4b02f6a900f69bc
     
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    steers and queers
     
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    Did Gary start this meme?
     
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    Who'd win in a battle, Norway or Texas? :bigthink
     
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    a group of drunk hot dallas soccer moms could kick norway's ass.

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    so Norway is thirty years behind the rest of our country?

    catch up, Wegians.
     
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