In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(excrement)mierda femenino vulgar slang
2(act)cagada femenino vulgar slangto take / (British) have a crap — cagar vulgar slang
3(nonsense)estupideces femeninogilipolleces femenino España vulgar slang coloquialpendejadas femenino Cono Sur América Latina coloquialhuevadas femenino Andes Venezuela vulgar slangboludeces femenino Río de la Plata Colombia vulgar slanghe's full of crap — es un mentiroso de mierda vulgar slang
4(trash)porquerías femenino coloquialmierda femenino vulgar slang
verbo intransitivocrapping, crapped
1cagar vulgar slang
1de mierda vulgar slang
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.