In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In Davos, 3,000 CEOs of the world's biggest companies, political leaders, leading academics, assorted opinion-makers, media and hangers-on gathered for the great globalization kaffeeklatsch known as the World Economic Forum.
- Town halls are one thing, but you can keep your catch-and-release handshake, your dandled baby, your pale-brew kaffeeklatsch.
- But can he connect one-on-one with voters in New Hampshire kaffeeklatsches?
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.