In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Girls would giggle as they swept past, too afraid to muster a squeaky hiya in case any of them replied.
- Author's Note: Well, hiya, how are all of you doing?
- With Debbie wandering round the isles, I raced back home, sprinted inside, said hiya to the dogs, got my wallet and raced back to the supermarket.
- Feels like a long time since I sat here and wanted to chat to you… so here I am… hiya everyone, what you been up to?
- Oh hiya, I don't think I'll be able to make it in for the week.
- And if you already know what I'm talking about, why not drop by and say hiya to our friends at Barbelith.
- We get results - hiya to our readership at the Beeb!
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.