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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- With an enormous dollop of assistance, I've transformed my own scatterbrained attempt at a curriculum vitae into something a little more presentable.
- If anyone has noticed, my posts have been rather scatterbrained recently.
- Anyway, my boss was a scatterbrained but really sweet woman - at first.
- I was the most absent minded, scatterbrained barista you've ever met.
- I'll try to remember to email you when I update, but I can be really scatterbrained, and I might forget!
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.