by Frode Øverli
— And the living room is a solid 500sf, as you can see in the listing!
— Have you ever had pets? (brochure: “FOR SALE”)
— Pets? No, no, never!
— Good! I’m allergic to fur, you see! Just one little hair is enough to turn me into a wheezing sea-slug with asthma!
— I only keep flowers! Both inside and out!
— Good to hear!
— Come to the window and enjoy these climbing roses!
— There are too many people who just suck up at these meetings.
— Hear, hear!
— Well illustrated, Kjell, hope it was ironic…
— Cheers to that too!
— Well said, Kjell!
— What’s wrong, Turid?
— Hjalmar’s going to Afghanistan!
— How ‘bout that! From couch potato to macho man? You should be proud, Turid!
— Hmm? Oh, yeah… Uh…
— You know I’m going to a children’s book conference, right?!
— Sure I do! You only need to wear Grandpa’s uniform from the exit door into the taxi!
Han Ola og Han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— Hey Ola! Come here, I have a big log I can’t manage to lift.
— I can surely lift it.
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