In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How is it that a company goes from well-nigh insolvency to buying a US retail icon?
- Until last summer, it teetered on the brink of insolvency, and did little other than amass colossal debts.
- The financial crisis has now left many of these banks on the verge of insolvency with large portfolios of insecure loans and bad debts.
- Faced with a rising tide of insolvencies, banks are actually cutting back their lending to small and medium-sized companies.
- Even a gross settlement system is not immune from certain risks associated with the insolvency of a participant.
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.