In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1escritorzuelo masculine derogatoryescritorzuela feminine derogatory
- I never even thought about differences in culture when it comes to such things (that's bad for a would-be scribbler isn't it?).
- As a professional scribbler, I had penned a piece about the social, economic and environmental benefits of fair trade agriculture.
- I'm beginning to think such iconic lines are in marble precisely so they won't be bent or made to yield to a scribbler's whim.
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.