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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- Evelyn Waugh might have dismissed them as pathetic muddlers who did not belong in the church.
- This reviewer, however, questions whether Bryan was such a muddler as Secretary of State.
- People get lazy, looking for a savior, and instead just end up with another muddler.
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.