In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Cresoto be as rich as Croesus — ser un Creso
- A Croesus who will metamorphose into a philanthropist prepared to take on the giants of industry.
- Such is the nature of the fledgling Israeli art world that the artist could entertain no reasonable hope of selling it to either a Croesus or one of the major Israeli museums.
- It's hard for people to weep over some nasty Croesus losing a couple of million.
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.