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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- My own business was confined to the Post Office, to tax the car, and to the stationers, in search of a decent fibre tip pen to replace the one I've been wearing down to a stub this past year or so.
- I experimented with an old, splayed fibre tip pen on paper, to the miniature scale, without success.
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.