Ole & Lena lived by a lake in Nordern Minnesota. It vas early vinter and da lake had yust froze over.
So Lena valked across, got the smokes at da yeneral store, den walked back home across the lake. Ven she got home and gave Ole his smokes, she asked him, “Ole, you alvays tell me not to run up da tab at da store. Why didn’t you yust give me some money?”
Ole replied, “Vell, I didn’t vant to send you out dere vit some money ven I vasn’t sure how tick the ice vas yet.”
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Oh, by the way…this is how all of us Scandinavians up here in da nort country speak. Uffda!!