In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Times were slow due to very muddy, boggy, wet conditions.
- One hole ran along the boggy sides of Brown's Creek.
- The sections where muddy trails would have cut through boggy ground are now protected by wooden walkways.
- The path is flat but below the spring line, so there are boggy bits for muddy boots, wet zone rushes and grasses and little ponds.
- They are actually being used in this country to reclaim swampy, boggy land.
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.