In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Byrd catches it, dashes toward the middle of the field and takes the pass into the end zone.
- Eight minutes and 15 seconds into overtime, Alan dived into the end zone for a touchdown.
- Jake screamed handing off a fake pass to the receiver and dashing for the end zone to score another touchdown.
- Make a player hold onto the ball after hitting the end zone to legitimize a touchdown.
- Jason had just run into the end zone and scored the touchdown that tied the score.
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.