In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I encountered some difficulty when required to pronounce the letter Q.
- The glossy alabaster white embossment was the silhouette of a horse with the letter Q on its flanks.
- The Q virus infects the letter Q on your machine, causing potential damage to any document with a Q in it.
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.