Norway: Kids Slice Out Cod Tongues for Serious Money

For as long as anybody can remember, tungeskjaererne have been responsible for the local cod tongue trade, even as fish factories give up the money they would otherwise get from the tongues by donating the fish heads to children and teenagers. The tradition introduces young people to the fishing industry and teaching them the value of entrepreneurship and hard work seems to matter more than making an extra kroner or two.The job makes selling Girl Scout cookies or running a lemonade stand look like child’s play. Arctander knows tungeskjaererne who have made more than $11,000 in a single season. “I haven’t thought of anything else in the world where kids can make so much money,”,,, >click to read< 08:34

2 Responses to Norway: Kids Slice Out Cod Tongues for Serious Money

  1. Take note spoiled, lazy American kids. You are owed nothing. When you need a helping hand……look at the end of your arms!

  2. Esmeralda Collier says:

    pickled herring, tungeskjaererne cod tongue cutters,- anything delicious in Norway?

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