In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I spend a good chunk of time trying to track down the problem - running diagnostics, defragging the hard drive, updating drivers, etc.
- After every test, all drives were defragged and the system was rebooted.
- Look after your hard drive - check the integrity of your hard drive to avoid irregularities in the way your PC stores files and defrag to ensure that files are not saved in fragments.
- I have more important chores, like formatting and defragging my floppies.
- And of course, I also recommend that you defrag your hard drive after every cleaning.
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.