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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- A lean, balding man with pale green eyes and a quick, crinkly smile, he is strikingly ordinary in appearance, but flashes of his screen characters surface constantly as he talks.
- I'm a little bit more crinkly now and older, maybe not wiser though.
- The stove, which seems to be getting cranky and erratic, refused to cooperate with my desire for roasted potatoes, cooking them well enough but refusing to put a good crinkly crispy coat on them.
- The first man was described as being black, about 50 to 55-years-old, with crinkly hair and possibly wearing a tweed jacket.
- In summer the fabrics would be stiff and crinkly.
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.