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 steel blade shimmered as if it were made of untarnished chrome.
- As untarnished silver is the best reflector of light, it was used in ancient times to make mirrors.
- Not only has she maintained it, but she has kept it bright and shining, untarnished by time.
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.