In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He has set up a $22 billion foundation, in part to rescue his reputation from the charge that he is a modern-day robber baron.
- Great fortunes have usually been built by industrial tycoons, sometimes known as robber barons.
- Henry Huttleston Rogers, a well-known robber baron who made millions as a vice president of Standard Oil, bought Atlas Tack and brought it to Fairhaven in 1901.
- The company may be taken over by a robber baron such as Maxwell who clears out the pension fund for his own personal gain.
- The reality is that if you monopolists would stop thinking like the robber barons of old and start thinking like the entrepreneurs of today, you would encounter another path.
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.