In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Manmade CFCs are the main cause of ozone depletion in the stratosphere.
- CFCs are very stable in the troposphere.
- The manufacture and use of CFCs in industry has been severely curtailed following the Montrol Protocol and subsequent amendments.
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.