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 image, of a groundsel, shows Britain's newest species of plant - found next to the railway station car park in York.
- Add glyphosate for effective control of common chickweed, wild carrot, poison hemlock, cressleaf groundsel, and dense populations of dandelion.
- In the last analysis, groundsels breeding groundsels is not evolution - that's groundless!
- Growing among the tufa formations in the marshes are dock, giant red Indian paintbrush, groundsel, horsetail, Rocky Mountain iris, an aquatic speedwell, stinging nettle (which often surrounds each tower), and willow herb.
- While studying a drab little plant called the groundsel, he was struck by the fact that plants of the same genetic variety could look very different in different environments.
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.