In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Science fiction cinema is no stranger to implausible robots, running the full gamut from implausibly cool to implausibly terrible.
- Of all the impossible occurrences in Fantastic Four, none seems as implausible as scientist Reed Richards's scheme to make billions of dollars by studying the human genome through the exposure of plants - yes, plants - to cosmic rays.
- They are based on an array of budget devices and implausible assumptions that mask hundreds of billions of dollars of tax reductions and government expenditures that are virtually certain to occur but are omitted from the budget.
- If it seems implausible to some, no matter: implausibility can never be accepted as a bar to evangelism even if it constitutes a barrier to faith.
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.