BUSINESS
09/04/2013 01:58 pm ET

14 Ikea Product Names That Make Absolutely No Sense

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The new Ikea catalog is here, and part of the fun of looking through it is reading out the Swedish product names: EKTORP, TROMSÖ, BJÖRKUDDEN, JONSBO GRYBY… There is a system to Ikea product naming that matches word categories to product categories: occupations for bookcases, Swedish islands for garden furniture, etc.

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