Dale of Norway (Norway – the official site in the United States)

Dale of Norway (Norway – the official site in the United States) It started in 1956 when the Winter Olympics were held in Cortina, Italy. Dale of Norway—today, the most successful wool sweater production firm in Norway—”dressed up” the Norwegian ski team in specially designed 100 percent Norwegian virgin wool sweaters so none of the skiers would freeze and so that the rest of the world would know what country they represented. Read the whole story:

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The Professional Graphic Design Association launches on the Internet.

November 7, 2005 — The Professional Graphic Design Association (PGDA) has officially launched with the announcement of an elected Board of Directors from across the globe. Elected officers to the Executive Committee are Catherine (cat) Morley, (Bangkok, Thailand), President; Robert Wurth, (Lincoln, NE, USA), Vice President; Mark Astrella, (Maui, Hawaii, USA), Secretary; and Jeanette Wickham, (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), Treasurer. The PGDA is an international non-profit professional organization with a client focus. Through their Code of Ethics and Professional Standards, the PGDA will target members and…

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Lets Poorn tu Rok

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Lets Poorn tu Rok

The Hurriganes are/were a local band who now have a beer named for them and the packaging is illustrated by Mauri Kunnas. The "Let’s poorn to rok" is apparently making a bit of fun at the ‘creative license’ the band used with English. The guy looks a bit like Telly Savalas ( www.rytmi.com/rytmi404/kuvat404/remu_ja_lonkero3.jpg ) as he poses with the Hurriganes Long Drink. Give that man a lollipop.

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