Well, in the hi tech Age of Aquarius, most of us know what a Bluetooth device is. Just in that instance you don’t, it is a means of exchanging wireless data amongst several different devices. Where did the name come from? It has roots in the Swedish telecommunication company Ericsson ‘ s Viking heritage.
The creators named it after the 10th century Danish Viking king Harald Blatand. According to legend, he had the uncanny ability to bring people together in non – violent negotiations. His way with words United Denmark and Norway as a single territory. The English translation of his last name Blatand means….Bluetooth. The actual symbol itself is from 2 runes (Viking alphabet) that represents the king’s initials. King Bluetooth was a big blueberry connoisseur, and yes his teeth were stained blue.