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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- Adam tries to object to this and other outrages, but he's so flustered that all that comes out are exasperated spoonerisms.
- They speak in spoonerisms and malapropisms and put forward bizarre concepts and beliefs.
- He was for many years a cricket commentator on Indian radio, famed for his spoonerisms.
- The best-known of these are the sound transpositions called spoonerisms.
- Malapropisms and spoonerisms add colour to language.
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.