In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- On rocky rummages in the shallows you might spy damsel fish, red mullet, painted combers and rainbow wrasse before they dart off.
- Other appetizing local dishes include octopus in red wine, red mullet and squid rings for fish lovers.
- The talk is all of haddock, salmon, red mullet and bass.
- I sometimes have red mullet cooked in olive oil in a wok with chilli flakes, chopped fresh tomatoes, anchovy fillets, fennel seeds, sliced garlic and linguine.
- He added: ‘We have seen large shoals of red mullet moving in and only recently a swordfish was washed up at Ingoldmells.’
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.