In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I have however recently got into the habit of watching ten minutes of television while I eat my brekkie.
- It had become routine - in the morning, we go into the kitchen for brekkie.
- It's not hard to see why it was voted best brekkie for the second year in a row.
- But I was afraid you might be asleep or eating brekky.
- Once upon a parsimonious time, office workers would wake up early and have their brekkie at home.
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.