In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are many exceptions to the rule, but a fear of affluenza has prompted some wealthy parents to disinherit their children for magnanimous reasons.
- But the problem of affluenza goes beyond constructing a sound estate plan for wealthy parents.
- In a culture beset by affluenza or luxury fever, many hard-working people who are employed full time nonetheless don't earn enough to pay the security deposit necessary to rent an apartment.
- A shift away from affluenza, if we're lucky enough to witness one, will come gradually, over a generation perhaps.
- But the kind that presents to general practitioners and is counted in statistics as part of the growing crisis in mental health is a different kind of malaise, better described as affluenza than depression.
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.