In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Species whose fruits are used both in Europe and Asia include the briar rose or dog rose, which is made into tea or tisane, and the eglantine.
- The Eglantine is the poet's flower.
- Eglantine is a wonderful rose that is rarely see these days in commerce.
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.