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The Viking's Guide to Courtship

VIKING advice on how to get girls: 

It is reported in the chronicle attributed to John of Wallingford [English cleric, prior of St. Fridswides] that the Danes, thanks to their habit of combing their hair every day, of bathing every Saturday and regularly changing their clothes, were able to undermine the virtue of married women and even seduce the daughters of nobles to be their mistresses.

Oh, those devious and subtle Danes!

Quoted without attribution on http://www.hillside.co.uk/arch/longmarket/comb.html


BAN

meaning: night, evening, late
konban == this evening
banka == late summer
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