In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It is interesting to note that we are about to celebrate the end of the war in 1945 in which our member spent five years as a desert rat defending democracy, only to be troubled by louts at the age of 83.
- He was a Desert Rat and often spoke of his experiences in the desert and at Mont Cassino.
- The former desert rat was being forced to give up his home help support after the weekly cost more than trebled.
- He was a desert rat with the 8th Army in North Africa and then a Chindit behind Japanese lines in Burma.
- He was a Desert Rat in World War II and various anecdotes are made about this throughout the show, such as his life being saved by a mess-tin and saving a man's life with a tablespoon.
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.