Pirunpaska

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If you grew up in my childhood home, you shouldn’t have any trouble parsing the Finnish word for asafoetida, a particularly pungent resin made from wild fennel.

Pirunpaska.

I very nearly laughed out loud.

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2 responses to “Pirunpaska”

  1. Thagg Avatar
    Thagg

    We’ll have no spontaneous outbursts of uncontrolled gaiety here, young man.

    Pirunpaska notwithstanding.

  2. KJToo Avatar

    Uncontrolled gaiety does not befit the stoic Finn.

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