In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘Since I was a little kid, I used to read the funny papers with my grandfather,’ says Baker, who grew up in New York City.
- These cartoonists are famous, at least to those of us who follow the funny papers.
- The screenplay is as thin as the funny papers from which it sprang.
- We always liked jokes, the funny papers and comic books.
- Scott nodded and turned to go back to his funny papers and the sports news.
- But first, Doc offers this critique of the funny papers in the Times.
- There are funny papers to be read, feline ears to be scratched, chairs in which to doze and the last hours of a weekend to be savored.
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.