In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The first mission she gave herself was to wash out the empty fish bowl and leave it on the drainboard to dry.
- And speaking of space, there is also the option of commercial-grade restaurant sinks that can be more than six feet long including drainboards.
- All an architect really had to accommodate was a freestanding range, a sink with a few feet of drainboard, an icebox and a dishwasher - the two-legged kind.
- At the back of the drainboard, smack in the middle of the dishcloth, a small brown roach waved his antennae sluggishly-sick, no doubt, confusing his nights and days.
- In the kitchen on the white enamel drainboard sat a topaz tumbler bearing a red lipstick stain on its rim.
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.