Apologies to all English-speakers…

..this here is going to be a bit more about the Swedish language. See, every year the Swedish Language Board gives out a list of new words that have been incorporated into the Swedish language.

Personal favourites this year have to be:

flexidaritet: kombination av solidaritet och flexibilitet, slagord i centerpartiet; 2006
genuskänslig: uppmärksam på skillnader i villkoren för kvinnor och män; 2006
latteliberal: alltför liberal; oäkta liberal
: klaga på inköpt vara som man är missnöjd med; bildat till Sverker Olofsson i tv-programmet Plus
tjejkött: kött som tjejer brukar föredra (kyckling, kalkon)

For the full list, please visist this page. Fun stuff 🙂

One thought on “Apologies to all English-speakers…

  1. Hee, some of these are real jewels of creativity. Latteliberaali or flexidariteetti wouldn’t sound too bad in Finnish either :P.

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