In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- One larger pot will be fine for heating up enough water for meals, brew-ups and washing.
- The walls which encase the tea room double up as a shrine to the most storied brew-ups of eras past.
- The gardener is always lurking about between brew-ups in his dreadful shed.
- No sign of problems after 5 years, and you know how many tea brew-ups us Brits make every day!
- A full-width rear interior locker is very useful for stowing cups, kettle, water and stove for impromptu brew-ups.
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.