In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Intense sweeteners permitted for use in Australian and New Zealand foods are acesulphame potassium, aspartame, cyclamates, saccharin, sucralose, alitame, thaumatin and neotame.
- Other artificial sweeteners were formerly used, especially cyclamates.
- I have reservations about the other sweeteners, such as acesulfame-K, sucralose, and the cyclamates.
- Olney, who was instrumental in banning the use of cyclamates, warned that aspartame had brain damaging properties.
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.