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The dialect of the Helsinki, also known as slang, was born in the beginning of the 20th century as the common language of the Finnish speaking and the Swedish speaking people of Helsinki. Nowadays slang is spoken mainly by young people and it diffuses to all around Finland.

Celebrities from Helsinki:
President of Finland, Tarja Halonen
You can meet many of the Finnish celebrities in Helsinki!

Dialectal cartoons:
Rotsi on mut byysat puuttuu (Aku Ankka = Donald Duck)

Dialectal books:
Seittemän broidii (Aleksis Kivi´s Seven Brothers)

Dialectal words:
broidi = veli
skidi = lapsi

The people of Helsinki think that the people from other areas of Finland are just a bunch of rednecks.
People living in Helsinki don't know the other parts of Finland, because they never cross the Kehä III (the highway that surrounds Helsinki).