Straight Line of the Day: Obama’s New Ambassador to Norway Made Several Erroneous Statements About the Country, Including…

Posted on January 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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Obama’s new ambassador to Norway made several erroneous statements about the country, including…

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50 Responses to “Straight Line of the Day: Obama’s New Ambassador to Norway Made Several Erroneous Statements About the Country, Including…”

  1. Steve H says:

    … the fact that Norway is a county in California and has fabulous beaches.

  2. Steve H says:

    … that it is one of the 57 United States.

  3. Oppo says:

    … They are big rap music fans, because everyone there enjoys Ludacris, or so he understands.

  4. can of spam says:

    … something about lutefisk being edible,

  5. Oppo says:

    … It was featured in the movie “Norway Out” starring Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, and Sean Young. He also believes Pee Wee Herman may have had a cameo in the movie as Norway’s president.

  6. can of spam says:

    … that the country was named after Norfolk, Virginia.

  7. can of spam says:

    … that we are aware that 50% of the population of Minnesota and Wisconsin are on ready to mobilize and take over when Norway starts its campaign of conquest, and we’re ready for ‘em!

  8. can of spam says:

    … that ligonberry cookies are preferable to chocolate chip (sans walnuts).

  9. FormerHostage says:

    They like walnuts in their cookies.

  10. FormerHostage says:

    The Norwagians speak Norwese.

  11. can of spam says:

    … Eric the Red being a Soviet-era commisar in charge of Oslo.

  12. can of spam says:

    … that the Norwegian Blue prefers sleeping on ts back.

  13. FormerHostage says:

    @12 Lovely plumage.

  14. can of spam says:

    @14: The plumage don’t enter it to. He’s a bleeding stiff!

  15. can of spam says:

    … that Anonymiss is ready to judge their SLotD entries.

  16. Bob B says:

    @15: Bereft of life, he resembles Harry Reid…

  17. Iowa Jim says:

    . . . that all the females there are named Nora or Norma and all the males are named Norm

    . . . that he couldn’t wait to visit his Uncle Oslo

    . . . that his car is a Fjord Focus

  18. Bob B says:

    …that the Norsemen notoriously pillaged vowels from across the continent, thus you have places such as Gdansk. (They use umlauts to identify the pilfered letters)

  19. Bob B says:

    …that the Norwegian Olympic uniforms are “really snazzy”…

  20. Oppo says:

    … mired in controversy, it is known as Scandalnavia.

  21. Gumbeaux says:

    … he was looking forward to visit with the group ABBA.

    … That Norway is no longer punching above their weight.

  22. Jeff in South Dakota says:

    A Møøse once bit my sister… No realli! She was Karving her initials on the møøse with the sharpened end of an interspace tøøthbrush given her by Svenge – her brother-in-law – an Oslo dentist and star of many Norwegian møvies: “The Høt Hands of an Oslo Dentist”, “Fillings of Passion”, “The Huge Mølars of Horst Nordfink”…

  23. Alan says:

    That it was a beach we invaded in WW2

  24. Gebiv says:

    We apologise for the fault in the
    comments. Those responsible have been
    sacked.

  25. can of spam says:

    Mind you, møøse bites kan be nasti…

  26. walruskkkch says:

    Obama’s new ambassador to Norway made several erroneous statements about the country, including…

    “I’m pleased to be here.”

    Obama assured me you have the best Dog in the world.

    This is where Fjords are built.

    You’re worth my 10 million dollar campaign contribution in 2012.

    “I look forward to visiting your lush tropical beaches.”

  27. can of spam says:

    … “I heard you’ve got some chicks who are really into the whole ‘biathlon’ thing.”

  28. walruskkkch says:

    Obama’s new ambassador to Norway made several erroneous statements about the country, including…

    I have found you Kunta Kinte!

    I’m glad to be in the land of Anonymiss cookies!

  29. FormerHostage says:

    @14 You stunned ‘im.

  30. FormerHostage says:

    @25
    We apologise again for the fault in the subtitles. Those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked have been sacked.

  31. Been There says:

    norwegian blonde Obama took the selfie with at Mandela’s funeral.

  32. Bob in Feenicks says:

    …his colleague in Benghazi isn’t dead, he’s pining for the fjords.

    …Norway is where Mt. Doom is located.

  33. jw says:

    @31

    i was just about to say that :(

  34. Tater Salad says:

    …how he was glad to visit the native land of U.S. president Gerri Fjord, learn how to speak Austrian so he could translate things for Obama, and visit Amsterdam’s smokeshops and redlight district just for fun.

  35. James says:

    . . . wondering when the rest of The Sopranos are going to move to Lilyhammer.

    . . . wanted to know how so many refugees escaped Minnesota to escape the winter weather.

    . . . that after a visit on a cold day, he finally figured out how his boss got re-elected.

  36. Doug says:

    … that he thought that they were a Muslim nation… or soon would be. That the State Department was profiling the blue eyed, blond haired population as being likely terrorist threats!

  37. Burt says:

    …Obama had received the keys to the city of Oslo along with his Nobel Peace Prize.

  38. c64wood says:

    Obama’s new ambassador to Norway made several erroneous statements about the country, including…

    …a European swallow can carry a coconut.

  39. Dohtimes says:

    …that darned Norway virus was not in his top 10 favorite things about his first visit, plus the weight loss was from his new trotting regimen.

    …they of all people know his always being over his skis is a good thing.

    …their national anthem is about liberal economics because it starts out We don’t measure we don’t count, nor weigh, nor weigh.

  40. Jimmy says:

    …claimed that Norway rats were the largest on the planet. But when told the largest are in Madagascar, said, “Where’s Madagascar? And what are Norway rats doing there?”

  41. Karen says:

    … That dog sledding was the national sport. (To be fair, it was Obama who asked him to pick up some fast food while he was there).

    … He thought ‘Nor- eh?” Was a province in Canada.

    … That they had an awful lot of landmarks named after former president Gerald Fjord….

  42. dneff says:

    That Norway is the capital of Berlin

  43. rodney dill says:

    @4 – I have two pounds of lutefisk in the freezer, now to make some lefse.

  44. rodney dill says:

    “Uff-da”

  45. Burt says:

    …claimed that Kim and Kanye had named their child for the country.

  46. Tater Salad says:

    ….expressing eagerness to see where The Sound of Music was filmed.

    ….asking where he could get some Lederhosen for his friends and family.

    …saying he wanted to visit the birthplace of that Norwayjian historical figure, Lutefisk Von Beethoven.

    ….remembering how the Beatles got their start playing at Norway’s notorious Reeperbahn.

  47. zzyzx says:

    Let us all just thank God it’s only Norway.

  48. walruskkkch says:

    Obama’s new ambassador to Norway made several erroneous statements about the country, including…

    some hilarious boners but to be fair, he did place it on the right planet. Didn’t he?

  49. can of spam says:

    @40 For the record, Norway rats aren’t actually from Norway…

  50. Tater Salad says:

    For the record, Norway rats aren’t actually from Norway.

    So Boomtown Rats aren’t from Boomtown?

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