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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- If you notice a few goodfellas gawking every so often, don't reach for your pockets too quickly.
- Saturday nights are reserved by the goodfellas for their wives, and Fridays, for the mistresses.
- Bobby of course is the most sympathetic goodfella in the Soprano family.
- Compared to this, the goodfellas seem like sedentary sentimentalists, trapped animals rooted in dying communities, doomed territories.
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.