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Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea has been left embarrassed after linguists found that
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Ikea had hired translators to check their catalogue to make sure the names of 9,000 of its products to make sure they didn't mean something rude in Thai, the Daily Mail reported.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the retail chain spent nearly four years on the project to spare the blushes of its South-East Asian clients.
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Stockholm News.Net is the oldest news Web site covering Stockholm, Sweden.
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All things Swedish, national news, and in the main articles about Stockholm, the capital, feature on this site, established in 1999. Stockholm News.Net has been serving the city for far more than a decade with up-to-the-minute news and information.