In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's not a fun topic, but your feet can suffer from a variety of fungal infections that are a form of tinea, or ringworm.
- Lice, malaria, ringworm, typhoid, and dysentery were rampant.
- They taught me about hepatitis, malaria, ringworm and how Edward Jenner discovered the cure to small pox while working with milkmaids.
- My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
- Without state funding in place, he provided clean clothing to all of the new patients, many of whom were in poor health and suffering from ringworm.
- However, if left untreated, ringworm may cause permanent scarring.
- We always hoped that we would not catch those infections that were found rather humiliating because they were considered the problems of ‘dirty children’ - ringworm, impetigo, worms and nits in the hair.
- Carefully check, too, for any rashes or flaky skin on the scalp - which could signify anything from scalp ringworm to dermatitis.
- Prisoners were also paid small fees to be infected with ringworm, warts, herpes, staph, and other bacteria.
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.