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  •  Cod and Vikings are tied at the hip... (4+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, Ojibwa, marykk, mayim

    From Cod wiki:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    Cod has been an important economic commodity in international markets since the Viking period (around 800 AD). Norwegians traveled with dried cod and soon a dried cod market developed in southern Europe. This market has lasted for more than 1,000 years, enduring the Black Death, wars and other crises, and is still an important Norwegian fish trade

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