In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1neurosis femeninoit's one of my neuroses — es una de mis manías
- We need a disposal service for our collective neuroses, something to clear away the rubbish of our self-regard and pomposity.
- OK, so I'm a quivering bundle of irrational neuroses, but that's not the point.
- So what made this scene so powerfully articulate ‘collective neuroses and fears’?
- Why not write a book in praise of the obsession, celebrating the neurosis at the heart of all literature?
- It's a hefty task, seeing as each of her children is manoeuvring their way through a litany of oddball obsessions and neuroses.
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.