A Conversation for Sweden

Gävle

Post 1

Inkwash

Excuse me but...

...isn't the name of this town humourous to the very people who live there? It's just a short mouth movement away from being Jävlig Staden!


Gävle

Post 2

Ku'Reshtin (Bring the beat back!)

Umm.. No, not really. Mayeb when you're young you like the name, cause it can get you out of trouble if you've used a swear word and your parents have caught you, but other than that, no one really thinks about it. At least not to my knowledge. Could just be me, though.smiley - smiley


Gävle

Post 3

Inkwash

Oh well.

Not like in England then, where we still delight in such quaint names as Wet Wang and Bushy Bottom... smiley - silly


Gävle

Post 4

Ku'Reshtin (Bring the beat back!)

Well, even if Gävle isn't that much of a cause for snickering, there are plenty of other places in Sweden where you smile at the names. Like Trosa, a town about an hour south of Stockholm, whose name literally means 'Knicker'.


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