In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When you're a cordon bleu chef and you need fresh lavender, you grow it yourself instead of buying it in the farmers' market, because sometimes they don't have fresh lavender or they have old lavender which they pass off as fresh.
- A cordon bleu chef is aided by two stewardesses and meals are varied between Thai, Indonesian and international.
- This book is definitely not for the cordon bleu chef.
- You don't hire a cordon bleu chef to run a sandwich bar!
- With eight bedrooms and two tennis courts, the Tower has its own cordon bleu chef, as well as such mod cons as satellite television.
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.