In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- No man that's born of woman Shall e'er have power upon thee.
- But, unfortunately, now is not the time for soft-peddling the truth like this (if e'er a time there be).
- Before the Mousetrap, Hamlet calls Horatio ‘as just a man / As e'er [his] conversation cop'd withal ’.
- Now let's get a move on because if we e'er want to come close to them pirates, we needs to hurry.
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.