In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(en Argentina)Presidential Palace
- The Argentinian president's official residence in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires. Its façade was painted pink as a sign of national unity by President Sarmiento in the nineteenth century, to symbolize the coming together of two opposing political factions, one of whose banners was red, the other white.
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.