In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Drive me out to the brickyard, and let me take a look.
- In 1882 alone local brickyards supplied three million bricks to builders.
- A brickyard was established the year of the fire, and limestone and sandstone were quarried from the cliffs.
- He and his family lived in a brickyard that had a field kitchen used by the troops of the 29th Infantry Division.
- Heinz started work at the age of 8 in his father's brickyard in Pennsylvania.
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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.