In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Our last day together we took a trip to the coast at low tide and saw sea anemones, barnacles, and mussels in the tide pools.
- Scattered about were sea anemones, reddish lumps in the daylight, but, I was told, when they opened at night their massed tentacles would be almost scarlet.
- There were sea anemones, lots of colorful starfish, and even some sea urchins.
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.
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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.