In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The dried or fresh flowers and leaves of high mallow and dwarf mallow are used as food and medicine.
- Other locals include yarrow, pussytoes, mallow, cudweed, meadowsweet, and chickweed.
- Rose mallow can be distinguished from marsh mallow mainly by the leaves and the size of the flowers.
- The look is deliberately natural, with an emphasis on indigenous plants such as swamp mallow and drought-tolerant ornamental grasses.
- My parents are buried in a garden I made in Water Mill, the graves two unmarked stones, surrounded by Montauk daisies and pink mallow.
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.