In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Use non-corrosive 3/8-inch by 3-1/2-inch carriage bolts with washers and nuts.
- Drill holes for the carriage bolts, insert them then tighten.
- Simple carriage bolt and wood screw construction make this bed easy to disassemble for moving.
- Commonly available materials such as laminated, or ‘engineered,’ lumber may be used, and the components are typically fastened with stainless-steel carriage bolts, brackets, and other modem fasteners.
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.