In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the British Isles — las Islas Británicas
- Las Islas Británicas comprenden Gran Bretaña Great Britain, Irlanda (tanto Irlanda del Norte como la República de Irlanda) y las islas más pequeñas que están a su alrededor, como las Islas Shetlands (the Shetlands), la Isla de Man (Isle of Man) y las Islas Anglonormandas (the Channel Islands.)
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.