— He doesn’t quite get that what might work at the opera just seems ironic after a lecture about occupational health and safety.
Han Ola og han Per
— You’ve gotta have dinner ready when we come back Lars. You can cook some soup, potatoes, and pudding.
— But what am I going to make soup with when we don’t own any soup?
— Take my shotgun and shoot a hare or a partridge or something like that.
— I hope the soup tastes better than it smells.
— Your soup isn’t so terrible.
— What was it you made the soup out of, Lars?
— It was a sort of black and white.
Here’s the skin.
This article originally appeared in the Oct. 9, 2020, issue of The Norwegian American. To subscribe, visit SUBSCRIBE or call us at (206) 784-4617.