Quotes: Soon I’ll Have to Switch to Finnish

“German is my last recourse for emotional outbursts and my grammar goes all to hell–heck!–when I’m mad. Soon I’ll have to switch to Finnish or learn a new language to stay ahead.”

– Kat Richardson: Poltergeist

A first-time father ponders on the nigh impossibility of keeping his language in check in front of his toddler son.

We do have some great swear words in Finnish, but, then again, I’m biased. 🙂

Richardson, Kat. Poltergeist. New York, NY: Roc, 2009, p. 88.

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