In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The hangings are made of Scotland duffel wool, a thick, blanket-like material used to make Inuit parkas.
- The driver was white, 22 to 23 years old, with a goatee beard, wearing glasses, a black hat and duffel jacket.
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.