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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- Many doors are equipped with simple spring locks.
- Originally, the three small drawers were secured by spring locks released from underneath and accessible through the two locking small drawers below.
- Now it was a simple matter of sliding the mounting bracket back into the case until the spring locks snapped into place.
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.