Swedish ‘Lagom’

'Only take as many as you need' -the sign in the Nordic Museum's cafeteria is a perfect example of what Swedes mean by word 'lagom'
Sign in the Nordic Museum’s cafeteria, Stockholm, Sweden

“Lagom permeates Swedish society, even when it is not explicitly used […]. It is a true expression of the national Swedish character that dislikes waste, excess and showing off.

Read my full article on lagom, the new Swedish it-word, in Napa Valley Register.