In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Additional notes: - if you're going to spend some money on real shoes, get some shoe trees.
- The best ways to find a shoe tree are luck, accident, or word of mouth.
- I found the second shoe tree a day after that, and the third one three days after that.
- This narrow, 180-foot-long assembly of cast-offs included shoe trees, crockery, wheels, hand tools, hardware, animal horns and masks from various cultures, nestled one after the other.
- He also bought a pair of shoe trees to keep his 10EEEs in top shape.
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.