det golla meg rått

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Norwegian[edit]

Phrase[edit]

det golla meg rått

  1. (slang) Idiomatic saying expressing gloating in someone else's misfortune. Slang phrase among adolescents from Oslo and nearby districts in the 1970s. Now obsoleted.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Golla is past tense of the purported verb golle which appears to be unknown in standard Norwegian.

References[edit]

  • Ord og uttrykk (Sayings and expressions) A Norwegian blog discussing the expression

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