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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- Eventually we pass through the valley where there's a pasture of moo-cows to the left and another one on the right.
- Judy's forced to admit, ‘Youngsters might enjoy the moo-cow and tractor stuff for about five minutes’
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.