In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- London attacked from the air by German Zeppelins.
- Relics from a golden age of flight when Zeppelins and airships ruled the skies have been on sale at a Swindon auction house.
- The Zeppelin airship is back, almost 70 years after it went down in a blaze in an accident in Germany.
- For the fist time, civilians themselves were targeted with bombing raids by Zeppelins and coastal raids by the German Navy.
- Airships were also constructed, especially by Germany, which used Zeppelin airships for bombing attacks against civilian targets.
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.