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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- I locked my fingers together to give him a bunk up, and we set off.
- I didn't know anything about detention centres and I'd like to think I'd be the same with any kid who needed a bit of a bunk up.
- Been in the industry for less than 3 years and want to give your career a bunk-up?
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.