Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

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what's your favorite one?

Poll ended at Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:21 pm

Ole and Lena's wedding
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25%
Ole and Sven fishing
0
No votes
Ole and Sven fishing in a rented boat
1
25%
Ole and Lena listening to the weather report
2
50%
 
Total votes: 4

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Gordon Maltby
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Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#1 Post by Gordon Maltby » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:21 pm

Your favorite Ole and Lena Joke
 

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Re: Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#2 Post by Martin Benade » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:06 pm

I seems that most of us do not know who Ole and Lena are.

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Re: Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#3 Post by Vic Skirmants » Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:54 am

It's a Minnesota thing.

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Re: Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#4 Post by Mark Sabbann » Thu Aug 27, 2015 10:47 am

Uffda!
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Re: Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#5 Post by Jeffrey Leeds » Thu Aug 27, 2015 1:42 pm

Vic Skirmants wrote:It's a Minnesota thing.
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Re: Your favorite Ole and Lena joke

#6 Post by Brian R Adams » Thu Aug 27, 2015 5:52 pm

Well, Gordon, this seems wide open, so here's a poem "The Lumberyack" by William F. Kirk.

I grew up in a Scandinavian farming and lumbering region, with grandparents (Olson, Peterson, Nilson) who spoke with a thick brogue, and I knew some of the old mostly bachelor Swedish lumbermen this poem is devoted to. (Translation available on request.)

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"Roll out!" yell cookee
"It ban morning," say he,
"It ban daylight in svamps, all yu guys!"
So out of varm bunk
Ve skol falling kerplunk,
And rubbing lak blazes our eyes.
Breakfast, den hustle; dinner, den yump!
Lumberyack faller ban yolly big chump.

"Eat qvick!" say the cook.
"Oder fallers skol look
For chance to get grub yust lak yu!"
So under our yeans
Ve pack planty beans,
And Yim dandy buckvheat cakes, tu.
Den out on the skidvay, vorking lak mule.
Lumberyack faller ban yolly big fule.

"Vatch out!" foreman say.
Den tree fall yure vay,
And missing yure head 'bout an inch.
Ef timber ban green,
Ve skol rub kerosene
On places var coss cut skol pinch.
Sawing and chopping, freeze and den sveat.
Lumberyack faller ban yackass, yu bet.

Ven long com the spring,
Ve drenk and we sing;
And calling town faller gude frend,
He help us to blow
Our whole venter's dough,
But ant got no panga to lend.
Drenk and headache, headache and drenk.
Lumberyack faller ban sucker, ay tenk.
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