In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You will be left with a scar around the tummy button and a long scar along the bikini line, which can usually be hidden within your underwear.
- The symptoms of appendicitis can vary, but they usually start with a pain in the middle of the abdomen, around the tummy button, that comes and goes.
- She was a wearing baby doll pyjamas with the top falling far short of her tummy button.
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.