Swedish lies & saucy exhibits & so on (plus Mr Chicken)

Since the bad weather had pursued us, the plan was to spend the day in museums, learning the truth. But Swedes lie.

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There is no coffee cow.

Or tea moose.

And as for the snuff, snus and match museum’s claims about their display of actually-growing tobacco, the less said the better.

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However, Mr Chicken soon put in an appearance and the day began to improve.

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For example, there was vital information about snuff and revolutionary politics.

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And then, hidden away around a corner, behind cupboard doors at a height not easy for children to reach, was the display of saucy snus boxes (look away now if easily offended).

 

After which, these might come in handy:

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Stirred to a frenzy of curiosity by my discovery of such naughty accoutrements, I was delighted to spot another hidden-away, above-child-height cupboard.

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Not quite so impressive.

Still, on the bright side, Nietzsche’s still dead.

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He’s still dead, I tell you.

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And then we were pursued by the police.

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Apparently, you’re not supposed to take photos in the museums and galleries. Or root around in their fuse boxes looking for dirty pictures.

 

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