In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The monastery functioned as a leprosarium and Juliana served there as a canoness until ousted during a conflict with townspeople.
- Now leprosariums have been built to help lepers to live normal lives with other able-bodied people.
- Pressed to choose the most challenging and rewarding location, he cites the San Pablo leprosarium in the middle of the Amazon.
- Mont-Cornillon was the site of a leprosarium and monastery under the Rule of Saint Augustine, just outside the city walls of Liege.
- The white nuns who run the leprosarium insist that the entire staff wear rubber gloves when dealing with the mestizo patients.
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.