This was literally the Avatar of Scandinavia, and yet, I never even knew it existed.
Marxism may have developed in the middle of the 19th century but it has since evolved into the social democracies of Scandinavia.
In Greece, they sneak into homes to scare children, and in Scandinavia, the gnomes play pranks.
1765, from Late Latin Scandinavia, Skandinovia, a mistake for Scadinavia, from a Germanic source (cf. Old English Scedenig, Old Norse Skaney "south end of Sweden"), from Proto-Germanic *skadinaujo "Scadia island," first element of uncertain origin, second element from *aujo "thing on the water," from PIE *akwa- "water" (see aqua-). It might truly have been an island when the word was formed; the coastlines of the Baltic Sea has changed dramatically since the end of the Ice Ages.