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  •  Think local rw squawkshow host Dori Monson (1+ / 0-)
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    is Icelandic.

    Oh well, gonna have some outliers in every group :)

    The "extreme wing" of the Democratic Party is the wing that is hell-bent on protecting the banks and credit card companies. ~ Kos

    by ozsea1 on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 12:01:18 PM PST

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    •  Hmm, never heard the name Monson... (1+ / 0-)
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      but I work with a guy named Dóri  :)

    •  Possible, although I don't know. (0+ / 0-)

      Isn't he from Ballard? The large number of Norwegian immigrants overwhelmed most of the other Norse-based communities in Puget Sound. Ballard and Poulsbo alone count(ed) for the majority in past years, but with greater numbers of non-Norse residents beginning in the 60's, that generality is pretty moot now.

      Even Swedes are out-numbered by the Norse in Washington state. As for me, my German-Irish-American ancestors found a home away from home...

      Dori: what a maroon!

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