In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- La autoridad de Gobierno Junto a los oficiales generales del Cuerpo de Bomberos, tuvieron el grato honor de entregar los rompefilas que acreditan a los nuevos voluntarios.
- Entrando como rompefilas a gatillar emociones y catapultar ayuda.
- Más de algún rompefilas dice que Fito respira por la herida.
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.