In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Teeth and jaw fossils of an early hominid were found with fossils of other animals.
- Do hominid fossils from one to two million years ago represent a single species or numerous branches on the family tree, some of which died out?
- A glance at the fossil remains of these hominids shows that Neandertal bones are much more robust than those of modern Homo sapiens.
- It may be possible to extract DNA from the bones of human ancestors and other hominids who died up to one million years ago, researchers believe.
- Based on fossils discovered in earlier digs, hominids appear to have lived in the area for nearly six million years.
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.