In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- All the windows on the car are glass (including the rear) and they all feature ‘invisible’ heating elements to promote rapid demisting and defrosting.
- Its problem is that the heater system is inadequate to demist the front windscreen.
- ‘We had to provide equipment to demist it, otherwise you'd only have seen them through Scotch mist,’ Masters said.
- Why does my car's ventilation system demist the windscreen more quickly when I turn on the air cooling?
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.