In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- We did the lungs, the heart, the thymus gland, the larynx, and the mouth today.
- Smoking is a risk factor for cancer of the lung, mouth, larynx, bladder, kidney and several other organs.
- Cancer of various organs, not only the lung, but also the larynx, bladder and oesophagus.
- The larynx is the ‘voicebox’, the organ in the neck that plays a crucial role in speech and breathing.
- Elastic cartilage forms your outer ear and part of your larynx (voicebox).
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.