In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In 1941 Patterson purchased a Dodge panel truck that was used to collect flies throughout the contiguous United States and much of Mexico.
- Vehicles covered include passenger cars, pickup and panel trucks, motorcycles, motor homes and mopeds - and leased vehicles, demonstrators and lease-purchase vehicles that are purchased for personal use.
- He played trombone, arranged music and drove a panel truck for the band.
- Our cargo hold contains four panel trucks loaded down with books from Book Depot to be delivered to their location in Iverson, Alexandrius.
- In the winter we planned to migrate to San Francisco, bringing all our beat furniture and broken belongings with us in a jalopy panel truck.
- It was a panel truck with the call letters across the side.
- We watch as he pulls away, overtakes a large panel truck and, visually, becomes part of it.
- No all-wheel drive, no panel truck, and we're still waiting for the convertible.
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.