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“Stevens Security”, St Albans: wrath of Zeus

“Stevens Security” burglar alarm, St Albans • Finally, the most emphatic and recent lightning strike of all, suggesting that if you tangle with Stevens Security, you’ll make not just Steven but the mighty Zeus very, very cross. You’d certainly feel it if this hefty black arrow of a thunderbolt pierced you – but not for long. Tomorrow: multiples. • Spotted: Town centre, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1, England, 2010 • Politics: In the Conservative constituency of St Albans

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  1. Thor is mainly associated with hammers rather than thunderbolts (although thunderstorms came under his jurisdiction). The god primarily associated with thunderbolts is the Greek god Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology – both from the Indo-European root dyeus phater – sky father).

    • Yes, that’s what I thought – I originally wrote “Zeus”, off the top of my head. Then when I “fact-checked” (misnomer) using Wikipedia, they seemed to ascribe thunderbolts mainly to Thor. But obviously my general knowledge is better than Wikipedia’s – I shall change it back.

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