In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bedel perro estaba en la cucha — the dog was in its box (or basket etc.)
- esa es la cucha del perro — that's where the dog sleeps
- chicos, hoy a la cucha temprano — you're going to bed early tonight / early to bed with you tonight, kids
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.