1. Dugnad, Norway
Suggested use: When you and your roommates need to pool together before the guy you like comes over because there’s a sink full of dishes, pizza boxes on the coffee table, and empty wine bottles everywhere.
2. Fulparkerare, Sweden
Suggested use: When you see ~that guy~ who took up two compact spaces with his one oversized SUV.
3. Fylleangst, Norway
Suggested use: When you wake up Sunday morning and realize you probably texted “U still up?” to your crush at 3 a.m.
4. Ogooglebar, Sweden
Suggested use: When your friends ask about your date tonight, and you’ve come up empty-handed from a Google creep.
5. Tradmord, Sweden
Suggested use: When your roommate uses 20 paper towels to clean up his beer spill.
6. Appa, Sweden
Suggested use: When you’re trying to figure out which hairstyle would look good on you and your friend says, “You can appa it.”
7. Kabelsalat, Norway
Suggested use: When your headphones are somehow attached to your phone charger and you cannot for the life of you get them apart.
8. Buksvåger, Sweden
Suggest use: When your BFF is telling you about the hottie from the bar last night and you realize you hooked up with them and never called back.
9. Lagom, Sweden
Suggested use: When someone asks if you want another drink, but you’re in that sweet spot where everything feels great.
10. Knullruffs, Sweden
Suggested use: When you need to explain your new ‘do to your friends.
11. Utepils, Norway
Suggested use: When the polar vortex is over and you can have happy hour out on the terrace.
12. Orka, Denmark
Suggested use: When your friends ask you to come out to happy hour, but you’d rather chill at home, tell them no orka.