Slovenes saw themselves as hard-working, prosperous and Western-oriented. The Serbs, Croats and Bosnian Muslims of Yugoslavia thought of them as haughty and uptight, without the relaxed charm of other Balkan Slavs. Cynics called Slovenia 'the poor man's Austria'.
Bah, od dunajskih konjarjev do predsedovanja EU v 16 letih! How's that for haughty!
Še več pisanja v podobnem duhu v Reutersovi novički.