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Just Sayings: “Sá er montnastur sem minnst er í varið”

Just Sayings: “Sá er montnastur sem minnst er í varið”

Published November 28, 2019

Valur Grettisson
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Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons

Here’s one for the endless self-posting idiots out there. This saying literally means, “the ones that are conceited are often uninteresting” and it’s used by Icelanders to describe those flashy types who probably go to the gym a lot and buy Michael Kors bags. We’re not entirely sure where this saying originated, but it fits very well with the modern world of influencers, where reality and cyber-reality aren’t always one and the same. We see you using FaceTune, liars.

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