In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Yesterday, the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin reported that the two-week old quins were continuing to make progress.
- And few could have failed to be moved by the five pitiful bodies of quins, lined up stiffly in a row.
- It has been an eventful lambing season at Brynonen, where another ewe gave birth to quins.
- The quins were prematurely born on February 26, 1966, and are regarded as the fifth set in the world to survive birth and the 48th set born.
- Bring your own picnic to a celebration for families of twins, triplets, quads and quins.
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.