In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- As I was making my way through the sea of sequins and Brylcreem, I got an eerie feeling that something bad was about to happen.
- Do you remember Brylcreem that men used to use for their hair?
- He was horrified by the smoking, the alcohol consumed and the Brylcreem and the winkle-picker shoes they wore.
- There are also old issues of Reader's Digest which carried advertisements for cigarettes and Brylcreem.
- He could cut a fair style when he got home from a fair, new suit and dancing shoes, white shirt and the hair well groomed with Brylcreem and cleaned up to the last like a new baby.
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.