In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- All those spinny heads, especially the jester's one, were really, really ODD.
- The zoo is 50 years old and still a boon, providing a welcome change of pace when small heads get too spinny.
- The crowd-pleaser isn't shy about showing off her spinny pianissimo higher range, but this one trick pony will have to bring a little more to the stage than just that.
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.