In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Do you think there was anything similar to the Classical Latin caesura?
- The Greek caesura was always much more flexible than Horaces, and English tends to treat it as entirely movable.
- He appears to be aping the Latin caesura without understanding its structural purpose.
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.