In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One of its biggest deals was the acquisition of the Insurance company for £1.1bn which it combined with its existing business, widely held to be the spark that set the whole telebanking sector alight.
- Typical business activities powered by the company include telebanking, debt-collection, customer services and telesales.
- Examples include teleshopping, telebanking, telebroking and even telebetting (all activities carried out from home using a computer and telephone).
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.