SIDNEY AND PARTS EAST
Ja, De Elsket Dette Landet – Borg Ranch
May 13, 2020
No, no, it's not bad type-setting or that your reporters had a fit; we shall explain.
The initial phrase of Norway's National Song is, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet," which means, "Yes, we love this nation," and they imply Norway, of course. We modified the Norwegian a little to give, "Yes, they loved this nation," and we mean the United States, because this article and the next one, concern Norwegian immigrants that grew to love their new country, the USA.
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