In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estera de fibra de coco femenino
- It started out resembling a weird vegetarian noodle dish but then curled up and ended its short life imitating dismal coconut matting.
- The husk, which contains useful fibre, known as coir, is not discarded but is set aside to produce, for example, coconut matting.
- I ruined one of my best suitcases which had soaked up the moisture through the coconut matting on the grass floor of our tent.
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.