In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Just as soon as he heard the howl of approaching prowl cars Adam settled for a conclusion.
- Dawn is breaking just as a series of prowl cars screech to a halt outside, waking the dogs and causing babies to cry.
- Linked by radio to the computer, police in one prowl car simply call off a sampling of passing license numbers.
- If you want to know how the policemen who ride the prowl cars spend their time - if not in actuality, at least in a Hollywood film - then sit yourself down before a picture entitled ‘Between Midnight and Dawn.’
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.