In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You also use much scientific language in your poetry: anthracite, barium, beryl, bituminous, brachycephalic.
- In sthenurines the basioccipital plane is above the palatal plane, more markedly so in the brachycephalic species.
- Thylacoleo are highly specialized brachycephalic predators with greatly hypotrophied molar rows and hypertrophied sectorial third premolars.
- The French bulldog is brachycephalic; its muzzle has been severely shortened, giving the impression of a flattened face.
- However, we have fossil records that tell us the brachycephalic (short-skulled, short-nosed, flat-faced) dog breeds, which include the Shih Tzu, Pug, and Pekingese originated in Central Asia.
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.