The Reykjavík City Council has approved a citizen-led effort to rename a street Svarthöfði, translated as Blackhead, which is the Icelandic name for Darth Vader.
From Iceland Magazine:
Icelanders usually develop new Icelandic terms for new or modern concepts and phenomena. When the first Star Wars movie was released in 1977 the name of Darth Vader was translated as Blackhead.
The street which has now been renamed had previously been called Bratthöfði, and is in the Höfði industrial district. Every street in the Höfði district ends with the word höfði, which can mean both the body part head, or the geographic feature cape. Bratthöfði, for example, means Steep-cape, but will now be called Svarthöfði.
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