In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bye coloquialbye-bye coloquialchaucito, hasta mañana — bye, see you tomorrow
- y chau pinela
- dale un chocolate y chau pinela — just give him a chocolate and have done with it
- le puse sacarina y chau pinela — I put saccharin in it and that was that / and that will have to do
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.