In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pleno verano masculineMidsummer's Day — el día de San Juan
- When the midsummer sun rises directly over the heel stone, it marks the turning of the season and the approaching harvest season.
- On midsummer night last year, for example, he joined other artists for a special display on the River Thames.
- The midsummer's eve dance was in precisely four days, and she already had her dress all prepared.
- For the remainder of the 1930s its members continued to hold services either at Stonehenge or Normanton Gorse, but in July rather than at midsummer.
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.