In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1protectorado masculinethe Protectorate — el Protectorado de Cromwell
- Whether or not his spirit had been broken, Westrowe's health was clearly poor, and he died in late 1653, as England abandoned the republican experiment in favour of the Cromwellian protectorate.
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.