In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I was, for a short period of time, acting as a non-com in the training program for recruits during World War II.
- The junior non-coms kept telling the troops that.
- Sawyer is a non-com serving with an artillery battalion stationed in Karlsrhue Germany.
- Then, our officers and non-coms bellow the order to halt.
- Their commanding officer perseveres forward, but finds himself betrayed by a non-com concerned with self-salvation alone.
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.