In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For someone like myself who finds meditative pleasures in sweeping, I'll spend a few more shekels to whisk away all that scuzz and dreck with my plant-based broom.
- It's not like having a normal visit, when you can whip all the scuzz into the spare room and push the door until the latch clicks shut against the mess.
2(person)asqueroso masculine informalasquerosa feminine informalthat guy's a complete scuzz — ese tío es un verdadero asco Spain informal
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.