In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Then you take them home and by divers evil arts turn them into lamp bases, photo frames and, oh, irony - bookends.
- For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
- Shakespeare mocks such ethical conundrums in divers ways.
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.