December 17, 2010 at 4:15 am in Pine Journal
Do you know how to spot a Northlander of non-Finnish descent?
Ask them for a word describing a room/building in which folks pour water on super-hot rocks so they can sit and sweat. If they pronounce the word sauna as “sow-na” (rather than “saw-na” or sah-na”) then they’re likely Finnish. Continue Reading