In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It felt good to stretch my legs walking up the hill and the flowers were glorious in the crepuscular light.
- Back in the crepuscular gloom of my Tyneside flat, the result seemed satisfactory.
- Deskbound in the yellow room during the crepuscular hour, I'm typing scientific syntax, window flung open.
- It's a well-worn dichotomy, but the song's gently strummed guitar and the high, wending melody that draws nearer, moving like mysterious lights in the crepuscular sky, invest it with new promise.
- Darkness breeds silence, and this show basks in crepuscular gloom.
- The last three miles go fast, and the canyon opens up to a crepuscular dome of sky.
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.