In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- About 30 followers, many in red waistcoats and green knickerbockers, gathered yesterday to mark the last official hare hunt.
- Pupils came to school in historic costume, including Eton collars for the boys and three-quarter length knickerbockers and pinafores for the girls.
- Turton FC was founded in 1871 and in 1873 issued a book of rules showing that the Harrow form of football was played and that the club colours were blue knickerbockers, white stockings and white jerseys.
- Even when I was six years old, I was a page boy at a wedding, and the outfit I wanted to wear was knickerbockers, knee-length socks, frilly shirt, and ballet shoes.
- He was dressed in a fancy pale blue over jacket with matching knickerbockers, and white hose.
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.