In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As well as making sure everything is shipshape and Bristol fashion, the crew will be involved in a great deal of entertaining.
- She was keen to make things ship shape but, alas, things were never Bristol fashion.
- Except for a few humidity-induced twinges, I'm feeling all ship-shape and Bristol fashion.
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.