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The best Norwegian word

When Norwegians translate the English word ‘bump’ in certain phrases, they say ‘dump’ instead – that’s just what you do in Norway. It’s not quite a direct translation, that works for every kind of bump, but it occurs in two wonderful contexts that really do make it the best Norwegian word. 140 more words

Episode 525: The Blair Witch Project

“She believes she fell into the hands of a witch hunter, a fellow who roamed the countryside exorcising witches and hobgoblins.”

His name is Blair — Nicholas Blair — and he’s in Collinsport on His Dark Majesty’s Secret Service, to rescue a comrade who’s fallen into the hands of an enemy combatant.

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Ron Sproat

Try, try again and again

Already four days into my two-week plan on how to change my life, and I’ve run into a few speed bumps. For instance, day one I wanted to eat leftover Halloween candy, yet I committed to a healthier lifestyle. 133 more words