In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1superfluousdetalles superfluos — superfluous details
- gastos superfluos — unnecessary / extra expenses
- para eliminar el vello superfluo — to remove unwanted hair
- no gastes dinero en cosas superfluas — don't waste money on things you don't need / on unnecessary things
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.