In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You may also find cuckoos, kingbirds, flycatchers, swifts, swallows, orioles, and tanagers in the fall.
- Shade plantations also provide homes to seasonal migrants like warblers, orioles, tanagers, and hummingbirds.
- At first it's impossible to see anything through the thick mass of branches, but suddenly I spot a beautiful scarlet-plumed tanager perched on a branch.
- On the other hand, tanagers are mostly found in the narrow canopy layer where fruits can be found.
- I saw mockingbirds and bluebirds on my slow drive back, but grosbeaks, tanagers, kingbirds, and buntings are apparently not back yet.
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.