In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¿qué te crees? ¿que esto es Jauja? ¡a trabajar! — what do you think this is, a holiday camp? get on with your work!
- piensan que la universidad es Jauja — they think that university is a bed of roses
- ¡esto es Jauja! — this is the life!
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.