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Olaf

or Olave (St.). The first Christian king of Norway, slain in battle by his pagan subjects in 1030. He is usually represented in royal attire, bearing the sword or halbert of his martyrdom, …

Holm Olaf BURSUM

Senate Years of Service: 1921-1925Party: RepublicanBURSUM, Holm Olaf, a Senator from New Mexico; born at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, February 10, 1867; attended the public schools; moved …

Godzilla takes on the Russians

by Mike Morrison Boston's Joe Thornton rifles a slap shot towards Capitals' goalie Olaf Kolzig from point blank range in the opening round of the playoffs. As usual, Kolzig made the …

Lemony Snicket

Lemony Snicket is the pseudonym novelist Daniel Handler used while writing his sequence of darkly comic children's books known as A Series of Unfortunate Events. The 13 novels in the series relate th…

Old Bags

John Scott, Lord Eldon; so called from his carrying home with him in different bags the cases still pending his judgment. (1751-1838.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Br…

Tooley Street

A corruption of St. Olaf—i.e. 'T-olaf, Tolay, Tooly. Similarly, Sise Lane is St. Osyth's Lane. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Toom TabardTool A B C …

1994 Men's Bobsled Medalists

Event   Time 2-Man SWI (Gustav Weder & Donat Acklin) 3:30.81 4-Man GER (Harald Czudaj, Karsten Brannasch, Olaf Hampel, Alexande…

Harold Orrin LOVRE

LOVRE, Harold Orrin, a Representative from South Dakota; born in Toronto, Deuel County, S.Dak., January 30, 1904; attended the public schools of Toronto, S.Dak., and St. Olaf College, Northfiel…

David R. MINGE

MINGE, David R., a Representative from Minnesota; born in Clarkfield, Yellow Medicine County, Minn., March 19, 1942; graduated from Worthington High School, Worthington, Minn., 1960; B.A, St. O…

Erik PAULSEN

PAULSEN, Erik, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif., May 14, 1965; graduated from Chaska High School, Chaska, Minn., 1983; B.A., St. Olaf College, Northfiel…