In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In early designs bullet jackets were made of cupro-nickel and these have a silvery appearance.
- The bullet was produced with a cupro-nickel jacket over a lead core.
- In 1965, production processes at the Mint included the manufacture of cupro-nickel, coinage bronze and silver blanks (melting, rolling and blanking) together with striking, packaging and distribution of the finished product.
- The new $1 coins are made from cupro-nickel, which is a blend of copper and nickel, and are alternately plain and ribbed at the edges.
- I'd extract the old coin and replace it with a new decimal cupro-nickel piece.
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.