In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As the morning eased into noontide, the sun shining on the crops of the farms that they passed by, Eleanor's brooding, pensive mood lifted a bit.
- When noontime came, he noticed that Tiffany was still working.
- At noontime, even during Ramadan, the streets bustle with people doing their shopping and children spilling out of school buses.
- About noontime, I called him and told him I was ready.
- When noontime came someone knocked at the door.
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.