In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The dialogue elaborates an account of the world wherein the four different basic kinds of matter - earth, air, fire, and water - are regular solids composed from plane figures: isosceles and scalene right-angled triangles.
- The most interesting results show, with a very ingenious proof, that an equilateral triangle has a greater area than any isosceles or scalene triangle with the same perimeter.
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.