In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I traced the 10 foot lead of my headphones to their plug - aha!
- By the end of week two, there's a tiny vertical line in the center of my torso - aha!
- About 11 am realise that I've not eaten since yesterday lunchtime… aha my sugar levels are obviously screwed up… perhaps that's why I'm being so silly.
- Yet Boettger, taking his statements at face value, thinks it's enough to note - aha!
- I'll surprise you yet, aha… just you wait and see.
- We went through a few rounds of this, until eventually - aha!
- ‘Hmmm 16 years ago… that's pretty far back, let's see… aha… wait a minute’ he started muttering some things to himself.
- I searched my handbag ‘It's in here somewhere, never fails aha!’
- If that's what you're looking for, then in most cases you will probably already be inclined to play the role ‘the rules’ prescribes, or if not, at least when you read it, you think, aha, yes, that makes sense.
- But aha, then they actually were New York City teams!
- Past that, my fingertips sense, aha, glossy paper.
- I was sure there was a gown in here somewhere… aha!
- Plenty of books have sat around on my shelves, barely touched until one day I think: aha!
- Is that slowing down these deep discounts, because retailers are like, aha, everybody's getting gift cards?
- Meteorites are easy to find in places where the background is very different, so if you've got a sandy desert and there's a lump of rock sitting in it you think, aha, I wonder if this fell from the sky.
- I don't know, two or three years ago maybe… aha!
- Thus I pumped my friend until she gave up the goods: it's from a recipe in Gourmet magazine, aha!
- When I show this to the sisters, you two are going to be in serious trouble, aha!
- We thought - aha - another enlightened thinker.
- Crop circles are a perfect example because for some reason, as often happens, immediately, people said, aha, it's aliens.
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.