In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tropas de asalto feminine
- The sub-machine-gun had been developed in Germany in 1917-18 as a weapon for storm troops, a short-range automatic weapon firing pistol ammunition.
- Our informant watched in disbelief as storm troops completely destroyed a house belonging to someone he knew who now resides in South Africa.
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.