Chris and I are still doing our nightly study of Selkouutiset. We listen to the five minute broadcast and translate the stories together. Now I know words like eduskunta (parliament) and ydinvoimaloista (nuclear power power plants).
Guess what word I learned last night? vakoiluskandaali--spy scandal. Yes, the United States is often a big part of the Finnish daily news. One lead story on the Helsingin Sanomat was the recent Supreme Court opinion on state gun laws.
I enjoy checking the English edition of the Helsingin Sanomat in order to keep up with the Finnish news and the Finnish take on the United States. Imagine my dismay and envy when I read this:
Enjoy the berries and the sauna leaps. I will wait here in the country of hard, bad news for Hessari in English to return.