In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The boat is rudderless; instead it has a nozzle surrounding the propeller that turns 22 degrees off center to port or starboard.
- They are a further step in the development of the lean, low profile, rudderless boat designs originally made famous by British kayak designers and sought after by expeditioners all over the world.
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.