In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rigidez cadavérica femininerigor mortis had set in — el cuerpo ya estaba rígido
- Everybody experiences gradual muscular rigor mortis, where over time you become stiffer and stiffer and stiffer.
- After death, bodies are rubbed and anointed to remove rigor mortis.
- When they brought the bodies up, rigor mortis had set in on one women's body so strongly that they couldn't separate the mother from her child.
- I tried to remove a newspaper from his hand, but rigor mortis had practically grafted it to his skin.
- He tries to slide the ring off his mother's finger, but rigor mortis has set in.
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.