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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- Jane was the first child of Ransom and Emily Hicks, and said about her early years, ‘My pappy were a minister, name of Ransom Hicks.’
- I suppose my daughter will remember one day that she went to the opening of Shrek with pappy, and that's nice.
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.