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berserkers

ancient Norse warriors; assumed attributes of bears in battle. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 137]
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Gurken Stonebiter, dwarven berserker and avatar of Durstin Firebeard, is in a bind.
With 120PS on tap and a respectable 250Nm of torque available from just 1,750rpm, the Passat doesn't need to be driven like a berserker to impress.
Do you drive it like a berserker and get a headline economy figure that's a million miles from the manufacturers claims, do you soft-pedal it around in order to try to replicate the official consumption figures or do you just ignore the fact that it's an eco car and use it exactly as you would your normal daily driver?
Rick (Andrew Lincoln) is an increasingly volatile leader flitting between berserker wild man, cold killer and former lawman clinging on to reason by his fingernails.
Her only requirement: to bring her "the idea no one will fund but you really wanna do." The companies include Headlong Dance Theatre, which created a Caryl Churchill-inspired dance/theatre piece called Some Love & Sotne Information, as well as the Berserker Residents, the Bearded Ladies Cabaret and the 11th Hour Theatre Company.
According to the book, 'To go berserk' originated from the Berserkers, or wild Norse warriors of great strength and courage, who fought with a frenzied fury known as "the Berserker rage", the Mirror reported.
The Berserker Burger: The fire-grilled burger is topped with zesty aioli, spicy pickles, sriracha onion straws and cheddar cheese on a brioche bun.
The tracks are "Pleased to Meet You" (2:52), "Animal Alphabet" (2:57), "Raised by Trolls" (3:40), "Wander Round the World" (2:40), "Bigga Bagga" (2:48), "Railroad Medley" (2:57), "Lazy Raisins" (3:25), "King of the Town" (1:58), "Conversation" (4:20), "Eggplant Man" (3:51), "Chuckers" (2:22), "Candyman" (2:42), "Trondaxx Berserker" (2:52), "Take Ten" (3:09), and "Falling Star" (2:24).
There have been times when the "Germanic berserker" was more popular in Berlin and Munich than in his home country.