In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1¡muy bien!¡vale! Spain informal
- Anyway, thanks a bunch to those of you who have still stuck around. I know I'm a pain for taking so long to update, but it's not really my fault, righto?
- Scatter your vocabulary with words such as ‘righty-ho’, ‘lovely’, ‘super’ and ‘artichoke’
- ‘Yeah, righto,’ he said, adding with the sneer still in his voice, ‘I suppose you can swim, can you?’
- I'm perfectly happy to say ‘righto Geraldo, you just keep on Geraldo-ing over there in Afghanistan.’
- ‘Righto,’ I say. ‘Let's do it.’
- I exercise my right to say ‘right-ho’ whenever I feel like it.’
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.