In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many will remember seeing her walking with her Scottie dog locally, especially in Sheen Common and Richmond Park.
- The West Highland Terrier is a friendly, happy dog, and its personality is unlike the rather wary Scottie which can sometimes appear to be leery of strangers.
- Fred needs to keep busy, because Ginger's given up men for dogs, a little Scottie that she takes for walks on deck.
- Our two-month-old Scottie suffers frequently from hiccups.
- The Scottie makes a fine watchdog and is completely loyal and loving.
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.