In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pava con silbato femeninotetera con silbato femenino México Andescaldera con silbato femenino Uruguay Bolivia
- I ran down the stairs to refill my tea from the whistling kettle on the stove.
- The whistling kettle the only thing creating a sound in the still quietness of the emptiness that surrounded me.
- It is like a whistling kettle placed on a stove to boil.
- We progress through days of calms, settling down into the sea's rhythm, ignoring the whistling kettle, the glow of the paraffin light in the saloon, or the biting cold.
- One put the grill on, one filled the whistling kettle, one rinsed the teapot in hot water, and one poured milk into a jug.
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.