In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Edible crabs, crawfish and lobsters must not be taken.
- An interesting occupant of the rock's ledges is the crawfish.
- Fish regularly shoal in the area; and within the rocky ledges enormous crabs, lobsters and the occasional crawfish take advantage of the fact that they are rarely visited or fished for.
- Then the seals are forgotten as I come across a lobster-pot - not because of the crawfish inside it but the seahorse anchored to the bars.
- The diver asked the chef if he would prepare a special crawfish dish for her birthday party at his restaurant.
- The new display will also include tropical hermit crabs, crawfish, horseshoe crabs, and other species.
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.