In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1digresión feminineby way of (a) digression — a modo de inciso / paréntesis
- By way of digression and as an aside, here's a little anecdote from education.
- Except for a few meandering authorial digressions, the novel maintains a cracking pace from start to finish.
- Anyhow, digressions aside, this guy was completely incapable of performing his job with any degree of skill.
- Anyway, my minor digression leads me to my point.
- As such, his writings express the digressions, meanderings, meditations, ruminations and speculations that characterise a singular, idiosyncratic mind at work.
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.