11 Examples Of Nordic People Social Distancing Way Before This Pandemic

Nordic People Social Distancing Way Before This Pandemic

Turns out, if there are anything Nordic people like more than licorice, it’s their personal space. People from Norway, Sweden, Finland, and other northern European nations have been setting the social-distancing trend before it was needed, and here’s the evidence.

Imgur user LucasLux has recently shared a couple of photos of Nordic people social distancing a few years before this became the new normal

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While the rest of the world is struggling to keep the 6 feet distance that’s recommended due to coronavirus pandemic

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Nordic people have practiced social distancing for generations

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And are having a good laugh at the social distancing recommendations pressed on them by world’s health officials

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Apparently, they cherish their personal space so much, it’s an absolute norm to keep a good distance while waiting for a bus

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If you wonder what happens when they all go into the same bus, LucasLux has an explanation

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Turns out, it’s considered to be rude in Scandinavia ad Finland to sit next to someone if there are completely empty double seats on the bus

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LucasLux says it’s a cultural thing – they just have a deep appreciation for personal space

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“We really dislike being harassed and stalked by chatty staff in stores too”

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“It’s about relaxing one’s mind by not having others going uninvited into your bubble,” he says

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Talk about Nordic people setting the trends again!

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