Call me by my (first) name!

Imagine meeting Donald Trump and greeting him with a simple “Hi, Donald”!  That would be unspeakable in the US. In the Nordics though, that would be totally accepted and all social greetings include a friendly plain “Hi, [first name]” even if it is your boss, the Prime Minister or the Queen! In a place where all politeness expressions like “please” … Continue reading Call me by my (first) name!