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Don’t Ask Nanna: About Runes

Don’t Ask Nanna: About Runes

Published May 13, 2016

Nanna Árnadóttir
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RMM

Hello Nanna

Can I find eltern futhark runes in Iceland? I heard in street? 

ViKiNg LvvR

ViKiNg LvvR,

What the fuck are you asking me?

Are you asking whether our street signs are written in elder futhark? Ugh, I shouldn’t have said that, I can already imagine Inspired by Iceland mocking up a pitch to the mayor to make this happen.

Nanna

 

Hi Nanna, 

I’m going to be in Iceland for a week this summer and I’m hoping to avoid eating out at restaurants too much because it’s pretty pricey. So, what can I do instead given that I don’t have a kitchenette in my hotel room?

Thrifty

Hey Thrifty

Pro -tip from a broke ass writer living off pocket lint and broken dreams. If you’re nice, the cashiers at 10/11 will probably let you heat up that sad fucking sandwich you made on your hotel bed in the microwave next to the register.

 

Hey Nanna

I’m thinking about renting a car when I visit your beautiful country next month but do I have to know how to drive a manual? 

Afraid Of The Stick

Hey Afraid Of The Stick,

Driving in Icelandic traffic is basically like going to the fucking Thunderdome with a bunch of four year old amputees. Even someone who doesn’t technically know how to drive manual should be fine in Iceland. Shit, it might be an advantage.

Nanna

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