—Come to the table!
—Now it’s “Babette’s feast” just because she’s fried a fish cake.
Han Ola og han Per
—You can milk Lars and feed the calves. Per is going to hold the speech at the chicken dinner so we don’t have time to do it.
—You can trust me.
—Cows! Cows! Cows!
—Hold on! Hold on!
—Owe! Owe! Owe!
This article originally appeared in the Nov. 27, 2020, issue of The Norwegian American. To subscribe, visit SUBSCRIBE or call us at (206) 784-4617.