In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The phenomenon was first described in a red alga and a green alga more than 30 years ago.
- The classical examples of symbiosis are the lichens, in which a fungus is associated with an alga or a cyanobacterium.
- That is, a simple alga like Volvox and a complex metazoan like an octopus both occupy the same sublevel.
- Most of the lichen is composed of fungal filaments, but living among the filaments are algal cells, usually from a green alga or a cyanobacterium.
- It is a blue-green alga, a primitive plant of the same class as seaweeds or the green slime seen on rocks and jetties when uncovered by the sea at low tide.
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.