In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he mentioned it by the bye — lo mencionó de pasada
- my parents weren't happy about it either, but that's just by the bye — por cierto / a propósito, a mis padres tampoco les hizo mucha gracia
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.