It is a good question; is it really possible to offend a swede? The English stand-up comedian Ricky Gervais was on a Scandinavian tour once and kind of tried this out. He started up by talking about how swedes are descended from Vikings – rapists basically – and he forgave them all for all the raping and pillaging. What do you think the swedes said about that?

Actually the hat that we nowadays say is a Vikings hat – you know the one with horns coming out of it – is totally made up. They wore hats, but they did not have horns. Kind of a let-down, don’t you think?

Check this clip out and then tell us, is it possible to offend a swede?