#860: QSL. WNWR Philadelphia, PA 1540 khz verified my report today.  Mr. Alan Pendleton, President of the New World Radio Group signed the e-mail which was written partly in Norwegian. He tells me that his grandmother and grandfather came from Norway and Sweden respectively which was outrageous at the time. He is currently learning Norwegian.

His grandmother taught him this poem to say to his grandfather:

Ten thousand Sweedes ran through the Weedes
Chased by One Norwegian
Ten thousand more ran to the shore
In the battle of Copenhagen
Way, way back in history
Back when the world was new
Norwegians searched all over
To find some snoose to chew
They fished for Lutefisk and Torsk
It helped to make them strong
And you and me, we know a Norsk
Cannot do nothing wrong
But Sweedes and Danes were anxious
Of Viking trips and raids
The Viking shield and helmet horns
Made all those folks afraid
Throughout the world the Vikings sailed
To Ireland and France
They even found America
One afternoon by chance
My Grandpa says, and he should know,
The Sweedes made up their minds
To beat the Norsky Vikings
And kick a few “behinds”
But history, so my grandpa says,
Shows that the Norskies won
They clobbered all the Sweedes and Danes
And made it lots of fun
Ten Thousand Sweedes ran throught the Weedes
Chased by One Norwegian
The dust from the weedes made snoose for the Sweedes
And they called it Copenhagen
   – Hans Myhre.
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