I walk down
a busy street in London and I happen to sneeze. An older lady in the crowd
smiles at me and says bless you. I
immediately think ”this would never happen in Sweden”.
later I walk down a not-so-busy street in Gothenburg. A man happens to sneeze.
Another man says prosit (the Swedish
equivalent to bless you). I
immediately think ”this could happen in Sweden after all”. But when the man
walks past me, I get a whiff of alcohol in my face. I change my mind to ”this
only happens in Sweden if you’re drunk”.