In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- IT'S January, it's freezing and brrr here's the unmistakable chill of the pre-packaged, politically sanctioned official touring exhibition.
- I can't wait. brrr… my Goddess, it's so cold out!
- Today will be a somewhat lazy day, hanging out with Moose, watching some flicks, bugging the cats and then off to class. * brrr * I wish it weren't so cold, though.
- I dried out a bit, just in time to go out again and walk to Spitalfields market, and then… brrr.
- The possibility of inhaling alone is just… brrr.
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.