In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Joanna was in a good mood the next day, humming through a mouthful of cornflakes while eating breakfast.
- It was pretty much all corn: corn fritters, corn bread, corn porridge, popcorn, cornflakes and mom's special corn surprise.
- Ignore the glossy cornflakes and have an egg for breakfast.
- Carer Dennis Head told an inquest that he had popped out to pour a bath for a fellow resident at the Stafford House unit after helping Mr Ashton to eat his cornflakes and toast.
- It has a rich but soft taste, much like sweetened cornflakes.
- Who dictates that rashers, eggs, sausages, milk and cornflakes are what we should eat for breakfast?
- A midnight snack of raw horse meat and rusks was followed later by a walk and a hearty breakfast of egg, milk and cornflakes.
- All I wanted was a bowl of cornflakes and some orange juice.
- I'd have soup for dinner or breakfast but I usually have cornflakes in the morning with the unsweetened soya milk.
- I ate my breakfast of cornflakes while my father read the paper.
- Over breakfast I introduced him to cornflakes, muesli, yoghurt, and peach slices.
- They say the food is inadequate, with meals consisting of little more than soup and chips, or a packet of cornflakes for breakfast.
- He couldn't cook, so for almost every meal in the day he ate cornflakes or toast.
- I had spotted it one evening in a marked-down bin at Variety Stores, the neighbourhood shop to which we went for everything from safety pins to cornflakes.
- It was cornflakes and full English for breakfast - no alternative - and check-out by 9.45 am prompt.
- Over my cornflakes this morning my 10-year-old daughter Sacha was telling me about her biology class with her teacher, Mr Wildgust.
- For me, that would be a bowl of cornflakes and a couple of poached eggs on toast and maybe some baked beans, too.
- Today he has given me a bowl of cornflakes frosted with maple syrup (they are made by Whole Earth and are just scrummy) which I could leave to get soggy in the milk.
- He grabbed a piece of toast and guzzled down a bowl of cornflakes.
- I helped myself to breakfast, doing my best not to spill too many cornflakes and cleaned up afterwards, crawling under the table to chase stray flakes.
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.