In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- An Inca fortress and sacred city in the southern Peruvian Andes. The site covers an area of around five square miles (thirteen square kilometers) at an altitude of 7,874 feet (2,400 meters). It includes a temple and citadel and is surrounded by terraces. It was rediscovered in 1911 by the American Hiram Bingham.
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.