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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- Pembrokeshire County Council's sign factory has become the first business of its kind in the UK to be awarded the Kitemark.
- Several products, described as the 21st century alternatives to sand bags, have been given Kitemarks by the British Standards Institution.
- Motor cycles found to be fitted with exhaust systems that do not carry a legal BSI Kitemark are subject to prosecution.
- Always look for condoms with the BSI Kitemark or European CE mark.
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.