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 are five pairs of false ribs that do not connect with the sternum. The upper two pairs of false ribs are called floating ribs.
- True ribs attach to the sternum, false ribs do not, floating ribs are false ribs, the two at the bottom. They are broken more because of where they are.
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.