ABBA walk into a bar.
Barman says: “Why the long faces?”
Benny says: “We are Swedes. Our culture tends to foster a certain personal air of rational grimness which is often devoid of frippery and flamboyance.”
Bjorn says: “Yes. Who can know the cause of this? Perhaps our generally atheistic national outlook combined with long Nordic winter nights leads us to focus on the essential emptiness and eternal solitude of the human condition.
Anna-Frid says: “And we used to be married to these pricks.”
Agnetha adds “You’d have a long face too.”
Then ABBA turn in synchronicity to a camera, and wink.
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