by Børge Lund
— How could I know that the canteen would be closed all week?!
— And who did you think was going to clean up after you, Kjell?
— Your mother!?!
— Right! She says she can start on Monday!
Han Ola og Han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— I’ll try to fix this miserable blower once again. The others will come ambling along soon. Ola and the crew too.
— We should go ahead and start it up anyway. That old sod Per is always so slow in the morning.
— He’s completely clogged up, boy.
— It isn’t turning then!
— I think the belt is slipping.
— Maybe the gear is stripped.
— Oh no, I think he’s jumped a cog.
— What is it now that is bothering again?