In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But this thing they call ‘spiritualism,’ wherein a medium intercommunicates with the dead, is a fraud from start to finish.
- Roberta Brinton, at the University of Southern California, has succeeded in growing neurons in a cell culture on electronic chips that can intercommunicate.
- What could be more conventional than the taps on the wall by which prisoners in neighboring cells intercommunicate in code?
- The spacious sitting room has a marble fireplace, patio doors, bay window and intercommunicating doors to the dining room which has a tiled floor, two velux roof windows, patio doors and is open plan to the kitchen.
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.