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17 things you’ll never hear a Swiss person say

Things you will never hear a Swiss person say

"One month of pure sunshine - when is this going to end?"


"I'd like more paid holidays."


"This tap water tastes like chemicals."


"This cheese is too stinky!"

Stinky Swiss Cheese

"30 francs for a pizza margherita? That's a deal!"


"I don't mind washing my clothes in a shared laundry machine. After all, sharing is caring!"

Shared Swiss Laundry Room

"We'll probably win at Eurovision this time."


"I miss DJ Bobo."


"I love taking sick days when I'm not actually that sick."

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"Let's talk about my salary."


"I have cheated on my tax return."


"I will take the lower price option."


"Free samples! Sure, I'll try that."


"Wow, I've never thought of doing it like that before. Let me give this a try!"


"Let's head to the airport and catch a flight to somewhere new!"

Zurich Airport ZRH


"I never carry Aromat on my travels."


"Belgian chocolate is delicious."

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(This is a collaboration post with Christian, David, Indira, Melanie, Nuria, Tulika.)

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor, and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of Swiss Travel Communicators.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.


Dimitri Burkhard

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