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#1 teh_saccade

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Posted 23 July 2017 - 09:47 AM

Digging through about 7 years of old negatives, trying to find a photo of a girl using a hairdrier on her crotch, found this piece of typographic witticism made for a hotel round Oslo's arts district:

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It's called "The Thief" because the penninsula on which it is located is called "Tjuvholmen".

In Norsk it means "Thief Islet" (Tjuv / Holme[n] - it used to be an island until glaciers or something) and this is where they'd drag thieves to be executed in the 1700's.

Now, the thieves run the place and empty your wallet with the price of beer.

Speaking Norwegian is like drunk English, so in order to communicate - you gotta pay £20 a glass.

 

It raises the question of why their coins are of such low denomination.


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