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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- Christina's friend Susan brought her new squeeze Mark to the bash, and there was another couple of non-bloggers there that I was just too squiffed to get their name into long-term RAM storage.
- Oh, how about Laura Nyro's ‘Sweet Blindness’ - a wonderful ode to the delights of getting more than a little squiffed!
- And by the time the first support band came on, I was pleasantly squiffed.
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.