Hjulet snurrar men hamstern är död*

* The wheel is spinning but the hamster is dead

Swedish Sweden

Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People

An expression used to describe someone who isn’t very clever

"Hörde du att han fick underkänt?" "Ja, hjulet snurrar men hamstern är död där."

"Did you hear that he failed (the test)?" "Yes, the wheel is spinning, but the hamster is dead on that one. "