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Swede joke

East Grand Forks native's Swedish skills lead to jokes on Letterman

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In David Letterman's Rolodex, filed under S for "Swede" is Paul Thureen, East Grand Forks native, currently of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Or maybe he is under N for "Norwegian" or "Nordic."

Those traits won him an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" Tuesday night when he walked on stage briefly to tell a joke in Swedish. The international gag was a nod to this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.

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