In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1EEUUostras envueltas en bacon
2Britanicociruelas pasas envueltas en bacon
- And 1970s canapés - cheese and pineapple, devils on horseback, vol-au-vents.
- But you'd have to serve devils on horseback and a really heavy Cabernet Sauvignon, of course.
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.