In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Companies are developing ways to use organic light-emitting diodes as a source for lighting up rooms.
- Powerful light-emitting diodes have been shown to help heal wounds in laboratory animals and are now being tested on humans at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Japanese scientists have proposed a solution to the puzzle of why blue light-emitting diodes are so bright.
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.