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A street in Victoria, Australia has caused outrage among locals after being named in honour of an incestuous couple in the hit TV series Game of Thrones, reported Cetus News.
The Charlemont Rise suburb in Geelong, Victoria has various streets named after characters in the series – including Snow, Stannis and Greyjoy.
But locals were less happy with Lannister road, with one resident complaining that characters housed the name were an incestuous couple.
The resident’s complaints refer to Cerise and her brother Jaime Lannister, who are in a relationship in the world renowned TV series.
The resident’s complaints refer to Cerise and her brother Jaime Lannister
The project manager of the new development, Gary Smith, dismissed the concerns.
He said: “They objected to that fact that it had a reference to ¬incest.
“It's a fictional series.
“I even changed the spelling to make it not as obvious.”
The project manager of the new development, Gary Smith, dismissed the concerns
But the name was struck off by the local authority, and changed to the less contentious Precinct Road.
City of Greater Geelong administrator Laurinda Gardner said road names should not "be detrimental to the preservation of longstanding community values".
The TV inspired street monikers were brought in after the suburb’s developers struggled to think of new names for the area.
Locals were less than happy with Lannister road
Mr Smith added: "You've got to think outside the box – we were getting so many names rejected.
Read more at cetusnews.com
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