Fjuckby residents told unfortunate name to stay

Embarassed residents of the hamlet in central Sweden have been told they can not change the spelling of its name, despite years of ridicule.

While it is not hard to spot the english sounding expletive in Fjuckby, to the regret of many fed up villagers there, it also contains a Swedish swear word which means roughly the same thing.

All the people of Fjuckby wanted to do was add and ”e” and call the place Fjuckeby instead, but the Institute for Language and Folklore has refused to put a stop to the teasing.

It says only 15 of the 50 villagers were so weary of the jokes they wanted to change the name, and that is not enough.

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