In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(female genitals)coño masculine vulgar slangconcha feminine South America vulgar slangchocho masculine Spain vulgar slangchocha feminine Colombia vulgar slangchucha feminine Chile vulgar slangpucha feminine Mexico vulgar slang
2(term of abuse)(referring to woman) hija de puta feminine vulgar slang(referring to man) hijo de puta masculine British vulgar slang
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.