In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1melaza feminineas slow as molasses — más lento que una tortuga
- Rum is made by fermenting either cane juice or molasses mixed with water, and then distilling the resulting low-alcohol wine.
- MSG is a powdered form of glutamate made by fermenting molasses from sugar cane and beets.
- Sugar beet molasses, a processing byproduct, is used for making yeast, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
- Nowadays it is usually manufactured from wheat gluten or beet molasses by a fermentation process devised in the 1950s.
- They developed a much simpler and cheaper process using fermented molasses or wheat - eventually manufacturers realised that almost any protein can be broken down to produce it.
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.