by Frode Øverli
— Hi! Did she do… okay today?
— Ray of sunshine!
by Børge Lund
— IT knowledge should be graded like karate! Like everyone, you start at scratch with a white belt.
— White!?!? If I get a white belt, freaking Bache ought to have…
— Is this cable wireless?
— Wax on, wax off!
by Nils Axle Kanten
– Bounce, bounce!
– Only salad and hardtack, please!
— Hjalmar, let it go. You’re not going to get down to your high school weight in the three days before your reunion.
Han Ola og Han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— There’s an agent here to talk with you, Per.
— Is there still more of that mob around here
— Serve me if I don’t hit ’em—
— Bye thunder!
— Please meet yas
— Why hello! Please to meet you
This article originally appeared in the September 6, 2019, issue of The Norwegian American. To subscribe, visit SUBSCRIBE or call us at (206) 784-4617.