Many of the countries I've worked on have easily recognizable proverbs and sayings that were great for filling my quota of side bar "fun facts." Finland does not. Yeah, they have proverbs, but ...WTF? Some of them even baffle The Finnish Friend.
I found these at Finland for Thought. The blogger is an American living in Finland.
I followed the link at the bottom to naurunappula.com, but I couldn't quite figure out what that site is. I felt like a shopper in a knitted cap looking for a nice axe handle at a cooperative retail society. I think.