In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mexico's leading political party. Founded in 1929 as the Partido de la Revolución Mexicana, it took its present name in 1946. It supports state intervention in economic, political, and cultural life. The PRI dominated Mexican politics for most of the twentieth century, staying in power for 71 years until 2000, when it was beaten by PAN - Partido de Acción Nacional It remained an opposition party after the 2006 elections.
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.