In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Nutria, called Myocastor coypus, have added to the destruction by devouring wetlands.
- Cattle, and goats are susceptible to FMD and some wild animal such as coypu can also become infected.
- My guess is it's a coypu - a large South American rodent.
- These include the capybara, the agouti, the coypu, the cavy and the chinchilla.
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.