"one of my favorites from the Edda -
'Brothers will battle to bloody end,
and sister's sons their sib betray,
woe's in the worlk, much wantonness;
[axe-age, sword-age- sundered are shields -
wind-age, wolf-age, ere the world…"
"Considering my maternal great grandmother was from Oslo, and my paternal great grandfather was a Lapp, my heritage was with me from before I could walk. I grew up listening to the stories in the old oral tradition (in English though). I would like…"
"I work in PA, where I pump my own, but rarely do cause it's so much cheaper in NJ, so I fill the car up here.
It is odd, but whatever. It's fun to needle my wife, or any woman for that matter, on the creating pump your own in NJ. Freaks…"
"Generally the Stay Still, Stay Quiet picture is correct: Danish and Swedish are VERY similar still, Norwegian is a bit more broken off (due to hiding in the western fjords across the mountains), Icelandic is ancient and unintelligible to the…"
"Careful with that. I, at one point, studied Russian on my own (well, my BJJ partner at the time was Russian, so he helped). I thought it would help me with other slavic languages. After all, they all have the cyrillic alphabet. I was wrong. Some…"
"Good point. I typed it out at work :).
When I said mainstream, I meant the cheap, commonly accepted beers: bud, miller, coors-the standby. As to liquor store beers-I am all set with ANY of those.
As to my drinks of choice though, I will, more often…"