by Nils Axle Kanten
— Here’s your coffee, enjoy!
— Thank you!
— Oh, bloody heck! Worst I’ve ever tasted!
— It doesn’t matter how the waitresses look; I’m not that simple! I’ve got to complain about this!
— You got a problem?!
Han Ola og han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— Per! Per! Come here with the shotgun.
— What is happening then?
— Ah – Ah – a bear has uff – taken the cow
— Don’t worry Ola, I’m gonna bring that guy home I will
— Here I come with him
This article originally appeared in the October 4, 2019, issue of The Norwegian American. To subscribe, visit SUBSCRIBE or call us at (206) 784-4617.