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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- At high temperatures, objects radiate intense light across the visible spectrum - that's white heat.
- A gout of white heat erupted from the star in the centre of the reactor, fusing metal and spewing out into space.
- Sometimes he would see the Bunsen burners on, the shooting blue flame and jet white heat.
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.