In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A Sabbath well spent brings a week of content, and strength for the toils of the morrow, but a Sabbath profaned, whate'er may be gained, is a certain forerunner of sorrow.
- Whate'er my God ordains is right, I will be still whate'er He doth.
- The fear courses through your veins like liquid fire, and so you hold fast to whate'er you can.
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.