In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney and Primus, the Most Reverend Bruce Cameron, performed the ceremony.
- The Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, celebrates Midnight Mass from St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham.
- The primate of Nigeria, the Most Reverend Peter Akinola, has described the appointment of gay bishops and the blessing of same-sex marriage as ‘a Satanic attack’ on the church.
- Instead, his deputy, the Most Reverend John Tong, will join the 200-strong Hong Kong delegation along with the heads of other religious groups.
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.