Minnesota

COMMON CURSING: WORDS FROM WAY BACK WHEN

At about the age of ten, I made an enlightening discovery:  The world is populated with people other than Scandinavian Lutherans. Surrounded as I was by typical Scandinavian surnames--Johnson, Anderson, Arneson, Carlson, Erikson, Swanson, and many variations of Leaf—how could I think otherwise? These names dotted the local mailboxes, filled our telephone book, and populated… Continue reading COMMON CURSING: WORDS FROM WAY BACK WHEN