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Panorama / 4 months ago
Win the West Nordic Council's Prize: The Road to Triple Translation & Pocket Money Extraordinaire!
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Enter the West Nordic Council's Children and Youth Literature Prize for a chance to win fame and fortune through triple translation and immerse yourself in the enchanting worlds of Greenland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands.
Title: Win the West Nordic Council's Prize: The Road to Triple Translation & Pocket Money Extraordinaire! Has it ever hit you that a simple quirk in your brain could result in your humble piece of literature being catapulted into fame onto the flat, icy landscapes of Greenland, the volcanic terrains of Iceland, and in between the misty fjords of the Faroe Islands? Hold on to your lutefisks, because the West Nordic Council's Children and Youth Literature Prize beckons! Aye, we're talking about a resplendent honor that is one step to the fabulous world of arthritis-inducing Nordic sign languages - because who wouldn't want to sign their best bits in the numbing cold of a Greenlandic winter?! So gear up! Here's how you empower your words with the irresistible allure of the Viking saga and score a fortune equivalent to a small cairn of Danish Kroner - DKK 60,000, to be precise. That's approximately 7,000 hotdogs in Reykjavik, just in case you're interested. Quite a catch, eh? The words ‘pocket money’ have seldom sounded so eclectic, and, dare I say it, Nordic! Prepping for an extraordinary adventure to the West Nordic literature summit requires some steps though, so follow these rules as closely as you would a play manual for Nordic Giant Chess: 1. Apples and Oranges: Remember, translation is no one-to-one mapping of words. Heck, even Google Translate botches up at times. So pray your book does not revolve around 'pineapples' because they don't grow in the Arctic. You may end up getting ‘pine’ and ‘apple’ separately translated - or worse, an entirely new species: the Arctic Pineapple! 2. Illegally Blonde: Ensure your jovial characters stick out like a blonde Nordic in Tokyo. Remember, 'blonde' itself has 'seven' meanings in Icelandic alone. So, mind your blondes, and brace for confusion! 3. Greener Side of The Ice: Your story will be showcased in Greenland, the Greenlanders' green dream, so spend a paragraph or two on global warming. But remember, don't ruffle feathers by naming the villainous character after their beloved national bird, the Great Auk. It's extinct. 4. Faroese Phrases: If your syllables don't weave themselves into twisty Faroese phrases long enough to tie a Viking ship in knots, you're dining with disappointment, my friend. The Faroese love their language like a hunky Viking loves beer. 5. Odes to Odin: Finally, sprinkle a healthy dose of Nordic mythology. Throw in a mischievous Loki or two, perhaps an odd werewolf sighting, and nothing like an honorable mention of the hammer-wielding Thunder God. Everyone loves Thor, don't they? So, voila! Now, not only are you ready to write to win the West Nordic Council's Prize, but you’re also set on your path to an enviable literary fortune and a chance at joining the ranks of the enigmatic trilinguals. Bless Þig! (For the uninitiated, that’s ‘Good Luck’ in Icelandic) And remember, the glowing Northern Lights will watch over your hallowed literary pilgrimage.
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