Category Archives: From Danish

Hello, Axe Handle

A Danish phrase, “Goddag mand økseskaft“, meaning (literally), “Good day, man, axe handle”. It is used, as given, to describe a conversation or discussion in which the parties are, in effect, talking past each other. The anecdote itself, which is … Continue reading

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Cuba Before Castro

A long time ago, on a previous blog, I presented this translation. That blog is no more but fortunately I backed it up before nuking it. I’m pretty sure I originally came across it via the ever-so reliable Kim at … Continue reading

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The Poor Children

The following is translated from the Danish website Uriasposten. The post itself is an excerpt from the original post at another Danish website Tidehverv. I will, at least for now, limit the translation to a portion of that seen at … Continue reading

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Something that can’t go on forever…

…won’t. Or, if that’s too theoretical, Promises that can’t be honored, won’t be. Or to put it pretty bluntly, Debt that can’t be repaid, won’t be The latest incarnation of this notion from Instapundit. Update(20121107): and in Danish: Man kan ignorere virkeligheden, men … Continue reading

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Génération Identitaire

The following is translated from the Danish website Uriasposten It’s smoldering in the nationalist right wing many places in Europe and here I’m not just thinking about an organization like the English Defense League. I have previously mentioned the anonymous … Continue reading

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Identitet

The following is translated from from the Danish website Snaphanen One can imagine many scenarios for the multicultural Europe of the future. Its designers have probably thought that when the old nationalist idiots die off, a harmonious, globalized morning will spring … Continue reading

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