In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It can, admittedly, be hard to distinguish between being idealistic and being unrealistic.
- Is it naively idealistic to imagine a British prime minister taking on such a Herculean burden?
- For everything else you might say about Sun, this is a noble idealistic and inspiring aspiration.
- Is the whole idea that there possibly could be something more to it just some idealistic fairytale notion?
- There are parallels with Preston Tucker, the idealistic American inventor.
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.