Randy McDonald (rfmcdpei) wrote,
Randy McDonald

[LINK] Those Icelanders

From the Catholic Encyclopedia article on Iceland.

The standard of morality is not high, and illegitimate births are numerous. No doubt this is partly due to the fact that the two sexes live in close proximity, occupying together undivided rooms, and that the women greatly outnumber men, many of whom succumb to hunting or fishing accidents. lt is a very characteristic fact, that of all the works of foreign poets, those of Heine are the most widely read.

I'm easily amused, I admit it.
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