In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There is no water, no electricity, no kerosene, no propane, no benzine, no security.
- The gas component may be ethane, propane, butane, carbon dioxide, or hydrogen sulphide, but is most commonly methane.
- From natural gas and propane to heating oil and gasoline, prices are on the rise.
- The towers and tanks belonged to a plant for converting liquefied petroleum gas into propane and other products.
- One way to do just this would be to detect the on-going production of hydrocarbons such as propane which cannot be produced by volcanic activity.
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.