In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peregrino masculineperegrina femininebefore noun the Pilgrim Fathers — los primeros colonizadores de Nueva Inglaterra
- This is a monument dedicated in 1910 to commemorate the first landing of the Pilgrims in 1620 at Provincetown, where they wrote and signed the Mayflower Compact.
- The Geneva Bible is the version that would have been most familiar to the older generation of Pilgrims.
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.