In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sombrerera femininecaja de sombreros feminineshe always looks right out of a bandbox — siempre va de punta en blanco
- Bertram looks like he stepped out of the proverbial bandbox, with a tuxedo that fits his athletic frame perfectly, and a silk shirt that shows off his brown-black eyes and deep, dimpled smile.
- After flowering they can be lifted and replaced with summer bedding, but to keep the bandbox appearance stick to flowers of one colour.
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.