In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When I lived in India, I was appalled at the lack of respect for a livable life we all displayed.
- This could be a story about madness, or about the illusions we adopt to make life livable, or simply about the deliciousness of doughnuts (which of course have a void in the middle).
- I spoke to a young man recently who had nothing but praise for the service and credited it with making his life liveable again.
- In the end what is the good of family without a healthy environment to make life liveable and possible?
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.