In The News: Swedish Man Denied Name-Change To TottenhamJuly 19, 2019
Would you change your name to your favorite team? A Swedish man tried to change his name to Tottenham but was denied. According to The Guardian, David Lind told Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda that he was disappointed by the ruling, and “There are a lot of people with strange names in Sweden. There is even someone called Potato. Maybe someone at Skatteverket is an Arsenal fan?”
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