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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- The effect of my big red beehive wig, the make-up inspired by an old Vogue ad, a long cigarette and my tent dress / unitard combo prompts people to tell me I conjure memories of their ‘Aunt Marilyn.’
- In my denim tent dress, faux fur and ankle socks.
- While I'm reluctant to patronize the local Atkins store, I'm ecstatic that clothing manufacturers finally clued in that fat women weren't happy being resigned to tent dresses.
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.