In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1euphemistic(world of prostitutes)mujeres de vida alegre feminine euphemisticmujeres de vida airada feminine euphemistic
- Whereas upper-class prostitutes of the demi-monde were involved in sexual liaisons outside marriage in order to gain influence and social advantage, most whores were regarded as social lepers.
2(world of shady dealings)bajos fondos masculine
- In this opening section he does a good job of introducing the reader to the demimonde of pulp writers and how the industry that published them worked.
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.