In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It is said that wind power can't work because wind turbines produce only half a megawatt or one megawatt, and what we need is a 200 megawatt power station.
- The Scout Moor plan would generate 65 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 60 per cent of households in Rochdale.
- In addition to the smelter and associated carbon and casting facilities, an 800 megawatt gas-fired power station also would be built at the same site.
- Since then, energy prices have skyrocketed: a megawatt of power that cost $30 in December 1999 is worth $1500 today.
- We have only 4,000 megawatts of electric power available in the entire country.
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.