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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- In this film, among other things, I learned to weld, I surfed, I was in a roller derby, and performed a number with this amazing group of beautiful, sexy dancers called the Pussycat Dolls.
- The remake excises most of the satirical bite of the original by removing the game - a bloodthirsty roller derby - from its all-American context.
- He believes in the roller derby, the hurkey turkey, hardware stores, Hank Williams and hand me downs.
- The old roller derby was more like wrestling, where everything was choreographed and they weren't hurting each other.
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.