In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Horse drawn broughams can still be seen at horse fairs and special occasions, and are in many cases restored Victorian broughams.
- The brougham, a one-horse closed carriage, with two or four wheels, is named after him.
- A restored brougham can command a high price at market, since it often includes many handmade components and accents.
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.