In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
adverb & adjective
- Presenter Jack O'Brien kept proceedings at a nice pace - andante you might say - while feeding us morsels of intriguing information.
- I glided out of the house andante in 3-4 time, nearly floating, dreamlike, toward my destination.
- He didn't know what a waltz was, or what it meant to play allegro instead of andante.
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.