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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- Binoculars are supplied so you can view the black teal, swans, dabchicks, ducks and even the spotless crake or elusive bittern.
- Like other crakes the corncrake was more prone than most to colliding with overhead wires.
- Looking over the balcony at Cassowary Lodge, Atwood watched rare red-necked crakes scratching about in the bushes.
- Occasionally the spotless crake has also been seen.
- The inspiration for the book had come while she was sitting on a friend's balcony in Queensland, watching the endangered red-necked crake.
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.