In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That's a lot of sewing machines turning out lots of t-shirts and sandshoes.
- Until recent years, Osborne players wore sandshoes until the rains came in May or June.
- When you stare at these sandshoes, remember that while they go on your feet, you are really wearing them upside your head.
- On the beach, all Australians hide their keys and wallets by placing them inside their sandshoes.
- You're not going out in sandshoes on a night like this.
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.