Day 494


May 7th, 2013

The name is supposed to sound vaguely Danish, and the cartons once featured a map of southern Scandinavia, but this ice cream company was born right here in da Bronx, and "Häagen-Dazs" is just a bunch of jibberish that means as little in any Nordic language as it does in English. In fact, the umlaut and the digraph "zs" do not even exist in Danish!

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