By: Ole Andreas Haug
That is – Hell the city in Norway has frozen. According to my brother, who has been to Hell and back, visitors can take a train ride to “Hell” and, in plain good old English, be greeted by a sign that says, “Welcome to Hell.” In Norwegian we spell the religious underworld location as “Helvete”, so naming a city “Hell” was perfectly fine until English speaking visitors began to come. Then it became funny.
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