In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the seabed — el lecho marino
- Only recently have oceanographers been able to map the seabed in something near the detail possible on land.
- Scientists are currently investigating life on the seabed across the whole Marine Park as part of the Great Barrier Reef Seabed Biodiversity Project.
- Shrinking sea ice is significantly increasing the rate at which icebergs scour the Antarctic seabed, taking away large swathes of marine organisms in the process.
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.