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Slang Word of The Day: The Internet Discovers That Norwegians Use The Word 'Texas' For 'Crazy'

Oh, Norway! You cheeky little devil. After a Tumblr post took off this week, the people of the Internet were astounded to learn that Norwegians have a very unique slang word for "crazy" or "wild." TEXAS! That's right, the most proud state in the union is slang in Norway. Let's dig into this...

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    Tumblr started the discussion...

    Text - 2sober4dis: minnielikes: galesofnovember: liketheghost: so is it a thing in (american) english to use "texas" as a word for like, something that's out of control or chaotic, or as like, "crazy"? like "that party last weekend was totally texas!" because that is a thing people say in norwegian and i just think it's important for americans to know that? this is the best thing I've ever heard i'm sorry WHAT this is the texas-est shit i've ever heard 189,703 notes ..
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    It can be used to describe a wild party.

    Text - H loyfah 3 points 4 months ago Its true. Vi hadde en liten fest, men det ble texas likevel: We had a small party, but it ended up as texas anyway permalink parent
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    And news outlets routinely use it in headlines.

    Text - Moss Avis Fåtilgang til MA+ artikler, eAvisen og ekstra LES MER Du kan også få papiravisen. Kampanjetilbud ná! Meny Debatt Sport Kjep billett ONSDAG 21. OKTOBER 2015 Nyheter SPORT - Det var «helt Texas» ute på banen 29. juni 2009, kl. 00:00 Av KJELL TASKERUD STCC-runden i roadracing på Knutstorp ble et løp utenom det vanlige for Daniel Kubberød og Norvald Haaland. DEL De svenske arrangørene hadde i løpet av natt til lordag lagt ny asfalt f på banen, og når solen stekte på den
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    Keep it Texas, Norway.

    Sky - CHUCK NORRIS
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