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IKEA revealed

So now we know. The weird Scandinavian names given to IKEA products come from a selection of tight categories. Want to know? Well…

Upholstered furniture, coffee tables, rattan furniture, bookshelves, media storage, doorknobs – Swedish place names
Beds, wardrobes, hall furniture – Norwegian place names
Dining tables and chairs – Finnish place names
Bookcase ranges – Occupations
Bathroom articles – Scandinavian lakes, rivers and bays
Kitchens – grammatical terms, sometimes also other names
Chairs, desks – men’s names

Trivia, doncha love it?

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