[Ads-l] Elvavr=?UTF-8?Q?=C3=A5let_?=in the US?

Stanton McCandlish smccandlish at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 7 22:26:28 EDT 2020


It's happening. Just saw this in the San Francisco Examiner:
https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Why-is-Gavin-Newsom-making-nice-with-Trump-15178555.php
(scroll down to "Howling success").

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On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 7:05 PM Mark Mandel <markamandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> For those who, like me, don't know Swedish, or at least not the word:
>
> Elvavrålet (Swedish: the eleven roar) is a student tradition where students
> at universities and colleges at a certain time every night in student
> residential areas (22:00 or 23:00, on Lappkärrsberget only Tuesdays) open
> their windows, go out onto balconies or rooftops and scream to relieve
> stress.
>
> The roar is also called the Delphi roar (after the student residential area
> Delphi in Lund), the Flogsta roar,[1][2] (after the neighborhood Flogsta in
> Uppsala) the Lappkärr cry (after the neighborhood Lappkärrsberget in
> Stockholm), the Ten cry, the Tuesday scream or Anxiety scream. The
> phenomenon has been known since the 1970s, and has been the subject of
> academic papers.
> *[citation needed] *
> [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvavr%C3%A5let]
>
> On Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 9:57 PM Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I just saw one instance each of “primal scream o’clock” and “joyful
> noise”
> > on a neighborhood list for relieving stress. People are warning that it
> > will cause a lot of 911 calls.
> >
> > No idea if this is a thing or will become one.
> >
> > Benjamin Barrett (he/his/him)
> > Formerly of Seattle, WA
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