[lg policy] Old 'Swedish' town in US road sign spelling row

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Sat May 2 10:36:26 UTC 2015

The Local

Old 'Swedish' town in US road sign spelling row

Despite spelling the town Lindström and using the slogan 'America's Little Sweden' on its website and marketing materials, local officials recently agreed to a new road sign spelling, swapping the Swedish letter 'ö', for a regular 'o'. The sign now indicates to drivers that they have arrived in Lindstrom.

"We did ask MnDOT (Minnesota Department of Transportation) to let us keep the spelling but it is bound by new rules...."

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