In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This work basket is sturdy enough to hold many supplies, yet functional enough to be carried anywhere.
- At the heart of this letter is Win's discovery that she has lost various items from her work-basket when it was left in the servant's hall.
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.