In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Cephalic tetanus, the least common, causes muscle spasms in the face, leading to a classic case of lockjaw.
- If tetanus attacks the jaw muscles it causes lockjaw.
- It's a terrible and often fatal disease starting with muscle spasms in the jaw and face, called lockjaw, then spreading.
- Tetanus often begins with mild spasms in the jaw muscles-also known as lockjaw or trismus.
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.