If you squint hard, and ignore all the heavy clothes you and everyone else are wearing, and the boots, and the fact that it's freezing out, trudging through the snow of an unshoveled sidewalk can almost seem like walking on a sandy beach. Or so says the South African publicist.
The Swedish word for the day is slask. It means slush, and should not be confused with the word slusk, which means a shabby fellow.
- by Francis S.