In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1copa de la amistad feminine
- After the traditional toasts to Church and Queen and the ancient house, a drinking horn used for the purpose ever since the college was founded was passed round as a loving cup.
- The Betas formed a circle and passed the loving cup around (a ritual our fraternity generally uses when a member is leaving the circle to become engaged).
- He then toasted the Queen with a 17th-century gold loving cup - valued at the time at £10,000 - before calling for three cheers for Her Majesty.
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.