In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Cambrian Explosion, for example, is the first time we are able to distinguish a chordate from an arthropod.
- It is the cuticle that suggests rotifers are close relatives of roundworms and arthropods.
- All chelicerate arthropods have this special first set of modified legs.
- The ecdysozoans are supposed to include arthropods, priapulids and nematodes.
- It is of interest that a plant native to Eurasia would host such substantial numbers of phytophagous arthropods in North America.
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.