In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Cluster them with snapdragons, primroses, forget-me-nots and alyssum in mixed beds or in containers.
- In between the ferns we have planted snowdrops and Omphalodes cappadocica, a relative of the forget-me-not which produces azure blue flowers in early spring each year.
- You can sow the following directly in the ground: baby blue eyes, forget-me-nots, sweet alyssum, sweet peas, and spring wildflowers.
- Another favorite scheme combines salmon ranunculus with blue Chinese forget-me-not.
- There were flowers she recognized, like daisies, dandelions and forget-me-nots.
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.