In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Germans believe that they got this tradition from the gypsies who came from the Indian sub-continent in the days of yore.
- Boyhood's end is a short but dramatic work full of conflicting emotions and nostalgia for days of yore.
- In an ideal world, I would be at home with you, enjoying breaks in the cloud and reminiscing over floods past and the storms of yore.
- It is preposterous to ask seasoned physicians to acquire necessary qualifications to carry on with the legacies of yore.
- While they make for funny dinner conversation now, in days of yore these words were taken very seriously.
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.