Fun Fact of the Day: Loafers are as old as 80 years – If you think men loafers are a recent fashion statement, you might be surprised to hear that loafers are as old as 80 years! These were first designed and used in the 1930’s in Norwegian. Once they got popular, they were being distributed to the rest of the Europe.
Fun Fact o’ the Day: Originally trolls existed only in Skandinavia. England had goblins and many other creatures, but no trolls. The Norwegian word troll entered English only after the folkeeventyr (folk or fairy stories) by Asbjørnen og Moe had been translated (19th century). The 3 Billy Goats Gruff (De tre bukkene Bruse), for example, was a huge hit, and the Norwegian trolls went viral in Britain and the US!