In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Butterflies and moths make up the biological order Lepidoptera.
- The species of insects studied prior to this study were from 11 orders, but the vast majority were from four orders: Lepidoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Hemiptera.
- The insect order Lepidoptera, with as many as 100,000 species, is second only to the Coleoptera, the beetles.
- Both of these insects reside in the order Lepidoptera.
- The most speciose insect orders like the Coleoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) tend to have small genome sizes with very few or no exceptions.
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.