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Play Troll Face Quest _ Troll Or Be Trolled ? Have Fun

Troll Face Quest Video game: In this fun game, your mission is to find hidden objects, find his way in this brain-teasing puzzle game. 328 more words

The Psychology of the Twitter Egg Troll

“Twitter trolls come in various forms, but one of the most predictable is surely the classic, anonymous, “egg troll”. If you’ve received aggressive, critical or insulting tweets from a faceless character-assassin who unexpectedly emerged from the depths of the Twittersphere, you’ve already met the egg troll. 1,073 more words

Social Media

Why Do Dwarves Have Scottish Accents?

Eric Grundhauser of Atlas Obscura ponders why we associate certain (English) accents with fantasy creatures such as dwarves, elves, and trolls:

As radio and film adaptations of Tolkien’s works were released in later decades, you can see the slow evolution of the dwarven accent from the low British of 1977’s cartoon version of…

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Sighted Elsewhere

Iceland's Yule Lads, a celebration of Icelandic folklore

Here in North America, children are visited by jolly ole’ Santa Claus, who rewards them for their good behavior by giving them free gifts on Christmas Eve. 1,081 more words

Traditions

Abgehängt - Schicksalsjahre eines besorgten Bürgers

Die neofaschistische Bewegung in Europa und den USA (und Russland, und der Türkei, und und und) ist so gruselig stark, dass ich mir ernsthaft Sorgen mache, dass der nächste Krieg doch schneller kommt als dass uns der Klimawandel die Küsten absaufen lässt. 2,043 more words

Es Geht Den Bach Runter

The Troll

The troll stooped down low enough to fit under the arch of the humpback bridge. One giant hand reached up to grasp at the bricks above its head, anchoring the troll, the dark grey skin blending well with the faded red. 683 more words

Writing