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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- I shall instead drink an explosive emetic solution of Milk of Magnesia, Andrews liver salts, baking soda, lemon juice and prunes all mixed together.
- Boxing Day it's off to Burnley for the in-laws' turkey curry buffet, stopping on the way home to pick up a jar of liver salts for the inevitable stomach cramps that soon follow this mammoth eating fest.
- I thought it was indigestion, and gorged on Gaviscon, Maalox, liver salts and Rennie, but to no avail.
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.