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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- Arnold was a petty officer with the British navy and spent his early war years on convoy duty off the British coast, then in the North African and Pacific campaigns, and later with British Commonwealth occupation force in Japan.
- Ernest Perez, a 12-year Navy veteran who separated from the service as a petty officer first class, works as a civilian on the base.
- Layfield was recognized for his outstanding duty as leading petty officer aboard USS Kitty Hawk.
- That qualified me to enter the Navy as a third class petty officer and I am enjoying the opportunity to work on this staff.
- GPS is a significant advancement, but without ECDIS-N, a petty officer would read the GPS position, go to a chart and plot the position, then figure out where the ship is in relationship to the planned inertial movement of the ship.
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.