In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1al minuto[ S ]shoe repairs while-you-wait — reparaciones de calzado al minuto
- The Reverend Tom Grant and George Little spent four hours on Saturday ironing bags of washing brought to them by parishioners and even performing the odd while-you-wait job for passers-by.
- The sign was very small and right next to a large advertisement for a while-you-wait car wash with an arrow pointing down the alleyway.
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.