In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Este ferrotipo fue adquirido por el coleccionista William Koch.
- Subasta estimaba que el ferrotipo (una técnica fotográfica que usaba placas de metal) traería entre 300,000 y 400,000 dólares.
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.