In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My ciabatta was very hot, with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and cress.
- Place cress in a salad bowl, top with thinly sliced onion and your favorite French dressing.
- She was passionate about nature and grew lovely tomatoes, cress and herbs.
- Dress the dandelion and cress with rosemary and mustard dressing.
- This included egg, bacon, tomato, cress and mayonnaise.
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.