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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- Beautiful, friendly staff of all ages mill about cheerfully, each of them dressed in jeans - as much due to Wolfie the Welsh terrier's unfortunate habit of pawing everyone as it is to fashion.
- In order to be an enjoyable pet, the Welsh terrier should be given basic training.
- The Welsh terrier is a rough-coated animal with droopy ears, originally bred in Wales to catch rats, mice and other vermin.
- If you are very permissive and let bad behaviors slide, the Welsh terrier will walk all over you.
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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.