In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- If you live near a park or wooded area, it may provide habitat for Mourning Cloaks, admirals, and tiger swallowtails, who will foray into your yard for nectar.
- Another butterfly that is rarely seen is white admiral, a beautiful butterfly that spends a lot of time feeding on honeydew at the tops of trees.
- There is often an extreme contrast between full sunshine and deep shadow, as can be seen in the photograph of the White Admiral.
- The White Admiral however is smaller, far more graceful and delicate in flight.
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.