In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pueblerino masculinepueblerina femininepaleto masculine Spain derogatory informalpaleta feminine Spain derogatory informalpajuerano masculine River Plate derogatory informalpajuerana feminine River Plate derogatory informalhuaso masculine Chile informalhuasa feminine Chile informalmontañero masculine Colombia informalmontañera feminine Colombia informal
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.