In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cyclist)ciclista de carrera de fondo en carretera femenino
2arcaico(workman)peón caminero masculino
- The financially comfortable Murray aside, tents were a luxury that most of Scotland's outdoors community couldn't afford in those pre-wars days, preferring a doss in a cave or on the floor of a roadman's hut.
- Interviews with RDC employees - the old roadmen - in 1957 when the status of The Road was called in question stated unequivocally that they did not maintain The Road - it was private.
- Norman got work as a roadman, clearing drains, grading roads and laying metal.
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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.