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    February 14, 2011
    • Maria Lacey

      Ad art for Magic Gnome Ale. Forget cookies for Christmas, the gnomes who protect the house, barn, stock and crops expect a nice dish of porridge and bottle of beer to go with it!

    • Liz McKenna

      Norwegian Elf: Nisse The Barn Elf (Fjøsnissen) is a creature from Scandinavian folklore. He was often described as a short man, “no bigger than a horse’s head”, wearing grey clothes, knickerbockers and a red hat similar to what Norwegian farmers would wear.

    • Lis Shafi

      (Nisse) Norway- Elfin beings called Nisse are part of the Norwegian folklore. ...♥♥... Norwegians offer Christmas Eve porridge to the Julenisse who lives in the barn to avoid elfin trickery and mischief by Fjonisse, who lives in the barn and cares for animals. Santa brings gifts for the children on Christmas

    • Deb Carr

      The Barn Elf (Fjøsnissen) is a creature from Scandinavian folklore

    • Lynn Hillston

      Elfin beings called Nisse are part of the Norwegian folklore...

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