In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(comic quality)humor masculineI can't see the humor in it — no le veo la gracia
2(mood)humor masculinetalante masculinein a good/bad / an ill humor — de buen/mal humor / talante
3Physiology Historyhumor masculine
1seguirle la corriente athey were humoring us to try to keep us quiet — nos seguían la corriente para que nos calláramos (or no protestáramos etc.)
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.