In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A democracy erected on the foundations of social choice theory will see the role of politics as a stage on which different agglomerations of self-interest bargain and reach workable compromises.
- It's a little crackpot, but the whole thing is so damned good-natured you can't give it much fault for being an agglomeration of genre clichés.
- They are the necessary ‘housekeeping’ genes, which regulate and make possible the transactions between our separate cells, and keep us functioning as organisms, rather than cancerous agglomerations.
- If you look at the statistics for the most populated agglomerations, which include a central city and neighbouring communities linked to it, then Tokyo in Japan is the world's most populated city with 33.9 million residents.
- Unfortunately, the Standard Embassy Design is producing buildings that are little more than horizontal blocks or interlocking agglomerations thereof.
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.