Link: “Danish children struggle to learn their vowel-filled language – and this changes how adult Danes interact”

Original post found at: https://theconversation.com/danish-children-struggle-to-learn-their-vowel-filled-language-and-this-changes-how-adult-danes-interact-161143

You regularly hear jokes from Scandinavians like “Danes speak like they always have a potato in their mouths” and this article delves a little into that. Apparently, Danish is objectively harder for its own native speakers to learn than its close relatives like Norwegian, which undermines the traditional assumption that all languages are equally difficult 🤯

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