In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The pious ejaculations they contain, their allusions to the manners of the times, fix them to the fifteenth century.
- What people mostly remember are the cartoon ejaculations that appeared on screen, "Pow!"
- While certainly a lament, the ejaculation was also a rallying cry of sanity among the Irish voyagers.
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.