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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In Spain, colegios estatales offer compulsory primary education for children aged from six to twelve. Some also offer non-compulsory classes for three to six-year-olds. Part of the free state school system, their official name is CEIP (Colegios de Educación Infantil y Primaria).
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.