In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His field of expertise is speleology (the study of caves) and karstology (the study of karst lands).
- Her interests include archaeology, botany and speleology.
- Southeastern Cave Conservancy Inc. was formed to acquire and manage caves for scientific study, education of those persons interested in speleology, and conservation of these resources.
- He studied speleology and wrote a book on the work and life of Karel Absolon, discoverer of the Punkva caves near Brno.
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.