In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘Damn it, Rena,’ Greg White says, taking hold of Rena Carlson's arm when he finally catches her near the coat checkroom.
- Shortly after 6 o'clock, according to the detectives, he called at the Grand Central checkroom for the suitcase.
- By scanning the ring the guard could see that they had paid the entrance fee and in the same way they checked in their coats in the checkroom.
- Then he leaves the ballroom, grabs his raincoat from the checkroom, and heads 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.