In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural personae non gratae
1persona non grata feminine
- Rumours thickened as they spread and she and her three daughters were practically declared personae non gratae.
- In 1980, thee couple was declared personae non gratae by the convention, and letters were sent requesting that they not return from their furlough.
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.