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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- Needless to say, there was an entourage of Police Cars in front leading the procession and they just took over the middle of the road, forcing vehicles travelling in the same direction as me, onto the soft shoulder.
- If you get the wheels of your vehicle on the soft shoulder, slow down, and gradually and slowly pull the vehicle back onto the road.
- The soft shoulder of the road gave out as they made their way across difficult terrain.
- Another had 700 pounds on an ill-advised roof rack when he ran off onto the soft shoulder - probably falling asleep.
- They were State Troopers, not Fed radio cops, and they pulled their cruiser onto the soft shoulder of the freeway, braking a few feet short of the soles of his boots.
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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.