In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The professor's statement was itself a piece of special pleading, by a fine scholar determined to avoid theoretical discussions.
- The foregoing argument may be looked upon suspiciously as special pleading.
- No one engaged in special pleading.
- This is a most remarkable piece of special pleading.
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.