@vurpo Extremely likely. To the point that in Sweden they're trying to introduce a made-up pronoun inspired by Finnish language. And for once that means they're copying from Finland's, instead of the usual “Finland copies $FOO from the former colonial power”.
@vurpo Also, people from Finland tend to make amusing faces and remarks when I randomly call Finland a “former colony of Sweden” or like in the previous toot I call Sweden the “former colonial (invader) power”. After a few years here it still gets me.
@aperezdc not as much a colony or invader, as just a part of Sweden. The idea of an independent land of Finns didn't even exist until much later, so it's not like the Swedes had anything to "invade" or "colonize". Although from your comment, maybe you already know this
@vurpo Also, I have nothing against Sweden nor about its historical role... I just like to entertain the idea of trying to change of how we perceive facts to make people's head itch and get all of as thinking about how perception about history came to be. We have a lot of that (steering historical perception) in Spain, where I'm from, so this kind of mental play is something I've been doing for a long time 😄
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