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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- There was a ladies' choice and an excuse-me dance where you got to cut in.
- Gomarsall, provided he stays in the team (as he should), has so many new partners that he will feel as if he has wandered into a dance hall for a demented version of the gentlemen's excuse-me.
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.