In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Once tax relief and Miras were removed it was no longer suitable as the main means of repaying a loan.
- The decreased rate of income tax will cost the Treasury £2.25 billion, but abolition of the married couples allowance and Miras will raise £2.95 billion.
- But at that time, the first £30,000 of any mortgage - and the majority of those in Scotland - qualified for Miras tax relief, so the real cost of a home loan was even less.
- mortgage interest relief at source
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.