In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Nunca falta quien quiera afrancesar las cosas más francesas de lo que son.
- Ni Alemania se afrancesó, ni Francia se germanizó, pero ambos se europeizaron.
- Con el paso de los años el gusto estético de los porteños se fue afrancesando.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.