Stave church in Norway, which I learned about from my language course.
Well, it's not so much that I speak
Norwegian as that I am learning
Norwegian. It was a random thing, as my sister turned me on to the terrific language app DuoLingo, and I lit on Norwegian. I can almost read a thriller in Norwegian so it's working. And thrilling.
You can really see the Anglo-Saxon roots of (connection to?) English in it, with many similar words, like hus/house.
study some Old English not long ago. (more…)