In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Demand for education increased dramatically between 1950 and 1975 as real wages rose, supported by family allowances and social security, the economy boomed, and families sought a better future for their children.
- Truancy continues to be a widespread problem across many indigenous communities, and Noel Pearson has suggested parents who don't send their children to school should lose their family allowances.
- He says that family allowances and childcare do have a role in the decision women make to have children.
- There is NO association between the prevalence of teenage birth and the proportion of national wealth spent on family allowances.
- He wished to see equal amounts of funds directed toward the disadvantaged in the form of family allowances and old-age pensions.
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.