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A type of Scandinavian mulled wine made with brandy, almonds, raisins, and spices.
- ‘We got rice porridge (Santa-porridge, as it's called here), Christmas ham, great bread, lucia-saffron buns, gingerbread cookies and glögg - traditional Swedish Christmas food.’
- ‘There was glögg with ginger cookies, beer and snaps and a bake sale of really great goodies.’
- ‘There were even kindly people offering pepparkaka (ginger biscuits) and plastic cups of glögg (low alcohol mulled wine).’
- ‘Enjoy coffee, tea and soft drinks, glögg with ginger cookies, bake sale and lottery, smörgasbord and hot dogs, beer and snaps, candies and Father Christmas, handicrafts and ‘lucky dip.’’
- ‘It's very traditional to get together for that and drink glögg (warmed spiced wine with almonds and raisins) and eat ‘Lussekatter’, saffron buns.’
- ‘On the Friday evening, we walked around Tivoli, admiring the beautiful fairy lights and watching all the happy Danes enjoying the rides, stalls and glögg.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.