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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- He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Howard University with a degree in economics after spending his junior year at The London School of Economics and Political Science as a Luard Scholar.
- She earned her B.S. degree in 1937 at the University of Oklahoma, Phi Beta Kappa, and received the Sigma Gamma Epsilon Scholarship Award for Outstanding Senior in Geology.
- We are not told how many African American students ranked in the top quarter or the top tenth of their classes, graduated with honors, or made Phi Beta Kappa.
- Carson is a Rhodes Scholar with a goody-two-shoes image - Phi Beta Kappa, White House fellow, Legal Services Award winner, etc.
- After a stint at the State University of New York at Old Westbury, he transferred to Columbia and graduated magna cum laude, with election to Phi Beta Kappa.
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.