In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bicho masculine informal
- I slip out at night with a torch to check on nocturnal goggas.
- We are convinced there are many more cans of worms and goggas to be opened.
- If we remove the goggas from the cycles of life the entire biological network will fall apart.
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.