In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
Río de la Plata
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- La palabra grita y entorpece, opiada, flácida, y sus aristas cortan el cuero de mis zapatos, me flagelan.
- Discursos confusos y con una labia adornada es la fórmula para que el pueblo les crea como si fueran opiados por una religión extraña.
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.