In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A type of magazine, with a huge readership in Spain, whose content revolves around the private lives of the rich and famous. The best-known example of the genre is the magazine ¡Hola!, whose English-language version, Hello, has also proved very successful.
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.