In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The basic pension is £75.50 a week but, like most women, I don't get the full amount because I didn't get enough national insurance stamps.
- However, a significant number of those who emigrated in the 50s and 60s obtained enough insurance stamps to qualify.
- To have that sort of pain and to have paid national insurance stamps and then not be able to get a dentist and have to suffer like that is pretty disgusting really.
- Out of this his employer stopped 4d for his insurance stamp.
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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.