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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- There were differences over plural voting, which allowed a man who owned property in more than one electorate to cast a vote in each.
- The Labour government's Act of 1948 ended plural voting by taking away the business vote and the special university representation.
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.