In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Se denomina así a las 102 personas que zarparon rumbo a América, en 1620, a bordo del Mayflower. El grupo incluía 35 puritanos cuyo objetivo era fundar una comunidad religiosa segura en el Nuevo Mundo y lejos de la persecución de la que habían sido objeto en Inglaterra. Probablemente atracaron en Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, donde fundaron la colonia de Plymouth.
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.