In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So it's heigh-ho for the LPG heater in my living room!
- Oh, heigh-ho, up ahead there is that big church.
- But heigh-ho, I suspect part of the reason we read these lists is to disagree and part of the reason experts do them is to get people to disagree!
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.