In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Practical application filled the last two days, as the leathernecks fired computerized scenarios and practiced on the tracking and firing systems at an outdoor trainer.
- As a father of a leatherneck, I wish to extend my deepest respects to the families of the leathernecks hurt and killed.
- An unparalleled warrior and an enlisted leatherneck at heart, he remains the most famous and most revered Marine.
- Iwo Jima was the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history, and three leathernecks of the 4th and 5th Divisions used sidearms on the sulphurous island during February and March 1945.
- However, the leathernecks are technically a part of the Navy, which has SEALs as their representatives in the Special Operations Command.
- However, while there is no denying that he has high regard for leathernecks, he does provide ample examples of Navy and Army actions.
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.