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2007-06-28

spam, spam, spam, egg and spam

Hötorgshusen are seldom out of sight.
We call them spam scrapers.
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Allför välkänd syn fångad hos en lågprisoptiker vid Hötorget

9 comments:

Coltrane_lives said...

I guess "spam" isn't just a food item or something visiting and bothering one's computer anymore! :-)

Meg in Nelson said...

And Pepsi, of course. Google says the first tower was built in 1959, and that you have five of them - they do look like spams.

Ming_the_Merciless said...

I grew up eating a lot of spam.

And I can see why you call them the spam building.

Steve Buser said...

I enjoyed reflecting on you spam problem.

Per Stromsjo said...

Coltrane_lives: Thanks for visiting and commenting frequently! Do let us know, by comment or email or otherwise, if you have suggestions for a future post which might be of particular interest to you.

Meg in Nelson: Yep, there are five towers. I’ve visited a couple of them over the years. One for a meeting and another for several doctor’s appointments.

Ming_the_Merciless, Steve Buser: I should point out that this expression ”spam scrapers” is entirely internal to this blog team. There’s nothing wrong with these buildings, we just grew tired of them always appearing in our photographs so we started a joke about this... :)

Thanks all for commenting!

Coltrane_lives said...

You do a GREAT job with your blog...I would hate to intrude upon it. However, if you're asking...a city's jazz scene and the popularity (or not)of it is one of my curiosities whenever I travel. Thanks for your photos and narratives. Tres magnifique!

Per Stromsjo said...

I won’t make any promises we might not be able to keep but thanks a lot, Coltrane_lives, for the suggestion (and for your kind words).

Pusat said...

Great definition for those buildings. They really spam the city...

Per Stromsjo said...

A mere half century ago, they were considered tall and proud examples of modern architecture.

Thanks, Pusat.

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