- Language? Is it science or culture – or perhaps both? Find an answer
- Can hampafólk (idiom for a good and honest person) refer to a social
- In Faroese, should you write “ið hvussu er” rather than “í hvussu er”?
- Is it possible to reintroduce “stjúkmamma” (“stepmother”) into Faroese?
- Can one say “okkara elskaði maður, pápi...” (our beloved husband,
father...) without implying he has several wives?
- Why are Posta and BankNordik linguistically unfortunate?
- How should we think of politically correct language?
- Why do both hárógva and andróðursstykki refer to the rump of cattle
- Kvíggjevni – what does that mean?
- Do we knit a sweater or knit a yarn, do we bake a cake or bake dough
into a cake?
- Why is the song “tann grái Fordurin” (“The Blue Ford”) ingenious?
collection also includes an essay on how Faroese is becoming an increasingly
analytic language, i.e. the syntax is moving toward simple words and inflections
are losing their significance.