In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Examples of these are ivy (the variegated types look very pretty), trailing lobelia, nasturtiums and ivy leaf geraniums.
- Edible flowers, such as nasturtiums, pansies, violets, and calendulas, are also good.
- For great foliage and color contrast, plant yellow nasturtiums around the outer rim of the planter.
- These could be interspersed with edible flowers, trailing nasturtiums and orange Calendula would be musts.
- The garden is full of marigolds, pansies, dahlias, primulas and nasturtiums, as well as shrub roses and climbers.
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.