In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1juego de naipes que consiste en tratar de quedarse con todas las cartasbefore noun beggar-my-neighbor policy — política de empobrecer al vecino femenino
- We played Beggar-My-Neighbour and Donkey, two simple card games.
- So Ellie said we could play and he and I went and sat at another table and played Beggar my Neighbour.
- A very interesting question about beggar my neighbor is whether there is an infinite game.
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.