In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Lingüísticaverben (menos que) un verbo — in no time at all
2(lenguaje)speechun hombre de verbo fluido — an articulate / eloquent man
- se expresan con dominio del verbo — they express themselves eloquently
3el Verbo — the Word
- el Verbo se hizo hombre / carne — the Word was made man / flesh
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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.