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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- In the last few years we've had Heffer, Paxman, Marr, Nairn, Davies, Barnett Marquand and now Andrew Marr, all interrogating the soul of John Bull.
- Henceforth, Palmerston found that he could control the electorate (which in fact he feared) by this John Bull approach.
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.