In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Whether you knew Andy personally, or just looked forward to his incomparably shrewd dispatches from all over, there's no better way to honor his spirit.
- The received wisdom about economic life in the Nordic countries is easily summed up: people here are incomparably affluent, with all their needs met by an efficient welfare state.
- She offers us an invocation of a life so drab, so mundane that, emerging from the final close-sealed video room, our own everyday existence seems incomparably transfigured; ineffably glorious.
- Great guitarist, underrated and fantastic singer, and utterly, incomparably brilliant songwriter.
- Italy and Spain seemed even more backward - vast gorgeous museums where you could look at art, eat and drink incomparably well and admire the past, but where the train stations were tiny islands of modernity.
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.