In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Cut the potatoes in half longways, and score the flesh to a depth of about half an inch.
- Slice the aubergines longways about 2cm thick.
- He put her in the back seat, longways, and quickly ran around to the driver's seat.
- I always try to bite Goldfish so that they split in my mouth longways.
- She dragged herself into the lounge room and collapsed longways onto the sofa.
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.