In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Also on this sheet are notes in Leonardo's right-to-left mirror writing, for which as a lefty he was famous.
- The most common modern usage of mirror writing can be found on the front of ambulances, where the word "AMBULANCE" is often written in very large mirrored text, so that drivers see the word the right way around in their rear-view mirror and understand why they hear a loud siren behind them.
- He usually used "mirror writing", starting at the right side of the page and moving to the left.
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.