In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Her hair was a dark brown and pulled up under her mob cap.
- Sara looked up as Amy entered the room dressed in her simple black dress with the white apron and mob cap.
- Waitresses are dressed in black and wear white mob caps.
- Her brown hair peeked in wisps from under her mob cap, and when she saw me, she smiled.
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.