In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's taken from the rear of the train through a window in the brake van.
- There are two third-class compartments and a brake van for the guard and luggage.
- The Network Rail team helped paint historic guards' and brake vans, enabling them to return to service much earlier than planned.
- The trust is also raising funds for plans to obtain new wagons and a brake van and is appealing for sponsors.
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.