Norwegian humor is know to be similar to British.. apart from being much, much more offensive. In fact, we usually say Bristish humor is quite mild by our standards. Here's a few examples which has appeared on my FB wall, getting lots of likes:
An american, an arab, a somali and a norwegian is sitting on the train to Oslo. The american takes out a bag of dollars, throw it out the window and say 'we have plenty of that where I come from'. The arab takes out a bag of sand and throw it out, saying 'we have plenty of that where I'm from'. The somali looks at the norwegian and says "don't even fucking think about it..."
What do you call a swede drowned in the ocean? Pollution.
What do you call two swedes drowned in the ocean? More pollution.
What do you call 10 swedes drowned in the ocean? Even more pollution.
What do you call all swedes drowned in the ocean? Solution.
Whats the difference between a dead cat on the side of the road and a dead pakistani on the side of the road?
Break marks in front of the cat...
Lighten up. We are equal opportunity offenders:
You know why people from Bergen cannot swim? They can't keep their mouths fucking shut. (Cultural stereotype is loud big mouths)
You know why people from Sunnmøre cannot swim? They only grab water. (Cultural stereotype is greedy bastards, like Scots or Jews.)
You know why people from northern norway are drunken social welfare exploiters? Because in the winter they drink until the sun comes up, and in summer they drink untili goes down.
You know what was the worst part of the nazi occupation? They only burned the houses in north norway...
Tomorrow I have a "cultural tolerance" training demanded for non-americans by the US company I work for. Even south-italians and greeks I work with find this quite silly...