Trust on Finns to have their own Finnish word for everything.

Trust on Finns to have their own Finnish word for everything. I'm learning Finnish right now!

The Finns have something they call sisu. It is a compound of bravado and bravery, of ferocity and tenacity, of the ability to keep fighting after most people would have quit, and to fight with the will to win. The Finns translate sisu as "the Finnish spirit" but it is a much more gutful word than that.

Yes, "sisu" is a Finnish word and something very Finnish indeed. It has helped our nation during difficult times and it helps every Finn.

In Finland we have black Friday...

In Finland we have black Friday. but we also have black Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday AND black Sunday. Now YOU can turn green out of envy!

Finnish schools

There's no Homework in Finland Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Education category. Check out There's no Homework in Finland now!

Learning finnish language is fun! You are not able to read the texts on this shop but the text in the shirts are big enough.

Women's Dark T-Shirt Learn Finnish Women's Classic T-Shirt

Learning finnish language is fun! You are not able to read the texts on this shop but the text in the shirts are big enough.

We don’t even have a direct translation for “chit-chat”, but we most often call it “chewing shit” (jauhaa paskaa). That’s about how much we enjoy it.

8 abilities the Finns have over everyone else

We don’t even have a direct translation for “chit-chat”, but we most often call it “chewing shit” (jauhaa paskaa).

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