Heima.

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Humans like to think that they are big and strong and that nothing can hurt them. 

This is not true. Humans are small and helpless and sometimes lost. Not only the small ones, the big ones too.

Because they are so small and helpless and sometimes lost, they need a shelter to make them feel less small and less helpless and not so lost.

When they are in this shelter, they say they are "heima".

It means "home", and it is where they go to feel like they belong somewhere, and to forget that they are small and helpless and sometimes lost.

Samband.

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I have noticed that no human wants to be alone.

This is because of how they are made.

They always want to be with other humans and do human things with them, except when they are in a bath-room.

If two humans dance together with their feet often, and like to kiss each other very much with their mouths, they are in a "samband"

This is an Icelandic word that means they are together, and that they are no longer alone.

Halló, this is Iceland.
Because humans are very small and not very strong, they invented "rafmagn". It means "electricity", but do not be confused. It is not a city.
They use rafmagn to help them do many things.
For example, they use it to light up their streets at night so they do not have to see the stars and feel small.
They also use it to feed their inter-nets, and to talk to their friends on a sími, and to make pönk rokk, and something called a búgalú. 
Many humans think rafmagn just comes out of their walls by itself. This is not true. Before the rafmagn can come out of their walls, they first have to make it. They do this with a big machine that can turn waterfalls into rafmagn.
But even though not many humans really understand rafmagn (or even notice it), I have noticed that they all become very angry when their rafmagn stops coming out of their walls.
Bless bless,- Iceland

Halló, this is Iceland.

Because humans are very small and not very strong, they invented "rafmagn". It means "electricity", but do not be confused. It is not a city.

They use rafmagn to help them do many things.

For example, they use it to light up their streets at night so they do not have to see the stars and feel small.

They also use it to feed their inter-nets, and to talk to their friends on a sími, and to make pönk rokk, and something called a búgalú. 

Many humans think rafmagn just comes out of their walls by itself. This is not true. Before the rafmagn can come out of their walls, they first have to make it. They do this with a big machine that can turn waterfalls into rafmagn.

But even though not many humans really understand rafmagn (or even notice it), I have noticed that they all become very angry when their rafmagn stops coming out of their walls.

Bless bless,
- Iceland

Gaur.

Halló.

I have noticed that when young humans talk to other young humans, they often call them “gaur”, even though this is usually not their real name. 

Like when you say:

  • "Ég hef aldrei séð aðra eins frysti-kistu, gaur", or 
  • "Ertu búinn að skila skatta-framtalinu, gaur?", or
  • "Gaur, það er kominn tími á að vax-bera þennan Barbour jakka."

It means "dude".

There are many different types of gaurar. The people who help me with this internet do not really know all of them, even though they are very clever.

A “klikkaður gaur” is someone who has just done something very interesting with his skate-board or his snow-board.

A “góður gaur” is someone who will buy you a bjór or drive you to töff places in an auto-mobíle. 

And “Gaurinn” means “The Dude”.

If you are a young person who likes to say clever things to your friends, this word can be very useful to you.

Vitleysingur.

When humans think one of them is very wise, they say that this human is “vitur”. That means they have a lot of “vit” in their head.

And if they are wise enough, they get an award.

But when a human thinks another human does not have any *vit* in their head, they say that this human is a *vitleysingur*. 

It means that they are not wise. They are just a “wit-less-person”. 

Wit-less humans can also get an award, but they do not get the same award as the wise humans. And sometimes they just get their own “reality tele-visions”.

It is all very confusing.