To be fair, most people have at least heard of a “red eye,” even if they have no idea what’s in it, but the rest of the coffee drinks in this great infographic are pretty darn obscure. Plus, if you’ve always wanted to know what a red eye was, but didn’t want to look uncool by asking, you now know.

If you don’t have a favorite coffee drink yet and tend to just order plain coffee with room for cream and sugar, now you can choose a favorite drink that will make you look super hip with your incognito use of coffee lingo. As someone who isn’t big on coffee drinks to start with, I’m particularly interested in the eiskaffee, which essentially sounds like a slightly runnier coffee-flavored milkshake -although the dirty chai sounds like a great way to wake up without too much bitter coffee flavor.

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