In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural crane flies
- Of particular interest is an intronless white sequence in a crane fly.
- Except for observations of a long-legged crane fly, insect visitation has not been further observed.
- Geoff is four years into a study of the insects whose less colloquial title is crane fly.
- Various crane flies, spiders, springtails and other species have life cycles of 3 to 5 years.
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.