In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1midi femininefalda midi feminine
- Indeed they were reluctant to abandon it, even after fashion decreed the longer midi or maxi.
- There's the maxi, the midi, the mini, the micro and the Marsh.
1the Midi — el mediodía francés
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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.