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Norway Winter Olympics team mistakenly orders 15000 eggs

09 February, 2018, 05:24 | Author: Sylvester Abbott
  • Scrambled order nearly leaves Norway Olympic team with 13,500 extra eggs

The yoke was on the Norway Winter Olympics team after ordering 13,5000 too many eggs.

An attempt to purchase 1,500 eggs to help feed the camp went slightly wrong when 15,000 turned up, with the mistake thought to be a translation error or a typo.

"It was an extra zero on the orders - so 1,500 to 15,000", he said at a press conference in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang on Thursday, adding that it was "not a big issue".

Chefs for the Norwegian Winter Olympic team were left scrambling after accidentally buying 15,000 eggs.

"When the truck showed up, they started to carry in the eggs", Norwegian Olympic Committee spokesperson Halvor Lea told CNN.

The Guardian comes to Google Translate's defense, saying that while reports lay the blame there, it thinks there could have been another wrinkle.

If you were to wake up next to a Norwegian athlete in the morning and ask them how they like their eggs, they might tell you "by the thousands". They're planning to offer their athletes a little more variety, with tacos and salmon also on the menu.

"Absolutely unbelievable." Fortunately the team were allowed to return the 13,500 unwanted eggs.

"The amount of travel these athletes do, in addition to their training, they're putting their bodies to the max", she said. "In the meantime we are hoping for 30 medals", Mr Ovrebo said.

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