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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- Sidewinders use quick motions to wiggle into the sand to bury the greater part of their body.
- He doesn't seem to be describing just any kind of slithering, but something akin to the movement of the sidewinder.
- The Sidewinder will usually only have the eyes and nostrils visible once buried in the sand.
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.