junk bank

Danish translation: skodbank

22:00 Dec 14, 2008
English to Danish translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Tourism & Travel
English term or phrase: junk bank
The text is for Danish tourists in Finland. The full sentence goes: "The name of the bar translates roughly as ‘junk bank’ – basically a place that buys back your bad debts".

It refers to a bar in Kallio, Finland. Its name in Finnish is "Soittoruokala Roskapankki". Can anyone help?
Marie Halvorsen
United States
Local time: 14:08
Danish translation:skodbank
- er et skud. :)
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Local time: 21:08
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Tusind tak for hjælpen!
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2 +1skodbank



2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +1

- er et skud. :)

Local time: 21:08
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
PRO pts in category: 7
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Tusind tak for hjælpen!

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agree  Torben AXELSEN: Skodbank er nok lidt mere nedladende sin betydning, hvor der i det finske navn ligger en hel del sarkasme. Spistedet ligger i bydelen (fi.)Kallio/(sv.) Berghäll ikke langt fra Helsingfors centrum. http://www.resekoll.se/2008/11/12/helsingfors-skonaste-bar
8 hrs
  -> Tak! Skynder mig at sige, at jeg ikke forstår finsk; gik alene efter 'junk bank'.
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