Kake (nou) wrote,

Swedish names.

Are colons really allowed in Swedish names? Or is this some kind of typographical compromise?

Edited to add: Ah, apparently "Ax:son" is an abbreviation of "Axelsson". I've seen Swedish speakers use the colon to indicate missing letters before, so I should have thought of that.
Tags: kake's ignorance of other cultures, names, sweden

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