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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- The firm eventually left its old Boroughbridge Road printworks - but stayed within commuting distance of York by moving to new state-of-the-art factory near the A1.
- A fifth is planned for a disused printworks called the McCormick Building, which backs on to the Mas nightclub in Royal Exchange Square, in the centre of the city's shopping district.
- After much unsuccessful searching they eventually came across the old printworks at Merton Abbey, idyllically set among trees and meadows by the River Wandle.
- Historians assumed the pair worked side-by-side in a former printworks at Merton Abbey, set among trees and meadows by the River Wandle.
- An application has been lodged to turn a derelict printworks on Clare Street into six self-supported flatlets for 16 and 17 year-old boys who have recently left care or have problems living alone.
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.