Norwegian now available on WordLayer!


Hurra! You can now practice 2000 words with photos in Norwegian with WordLayer online or on iPhone and iPad

Norway, home to the birth place of modern skiing, the deepest lake in Europe, the world’s longest road tunnel, brown cheese and now....WordLayer! 

To celebrate here are some fun facts that you might not know about Norway:

  • In Norway, wine and liquor is only sold in a monopoly store called “Vinmonopolet”, which translates to “The Wine Monopoly”.
  • In Norway there’s a saying that ”There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.”
  • Norway is one of very few European countries not to be a member of the European Union, after twice rejecting membership after having a referendum (1972 and 1994.)
  • Norwegian women and men spend more and more of their time on leisure activities, on average more than 6 hours a day.
  • Norway has a native population called the Sami people.
  • Norway is nicknamed ”The Land of the Midnight Sun.” 
  • There are more Norwegian descendants living in the United States than there are Norwegians in Norway (6 mill. vs. 4,8 mill.)
  • The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway’s capital, every year.
  • In Norway, education is free, even college and university education.