In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The troglodyte site of Barry was continuously occupied for thousands of years.
- Some may be prehistoric in origin, but most are more recent, some being occupied as houses until the 1950s - apparently the last troglodyte dwellings in this country.
- He describes the troglodytes as living a communal life, even through the caves were divided into separate units of habitation for individual families.
- The first troglodytes to cross the valley or climb the mountain ventured forth from the family cave not because they wanted to make a scientific discovery but because something unknown lay beyond the horizon.
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.