In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Children in the upper quartile of the blood-lead-concentration distribution donated another blood sample in February 1993.
- The school is one of several elementary schools within a district that is in the bottom quartile when fourth grade standardized test scores and passage rates are compared throughout the state.
- The resulting distributions for men and women were divided into quartiles.
- White women were older, smoked more, and were less likely to have dietary calcium intakes in the lowest quartile of distribution than black and Hispanic women.
- The initial categories were created by stratifying lesions into quartiles according to size.
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.