In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Deep drilling in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea floor revealed a continental and oceanic substratum covered by upper Miocene and younger sedimentary successions.
- The acoustic facies of its substratum has neither the characteristics of the continental crust nor those of the oceanic crust.
- Paleocene fossil outcrops abound in the glauconite rich gray clay substrata of the creek banks exposed beneath the deep rich surface soils.
- For example, barnacles maintain a relatively large proportion of their total surface area in contact with the underlying substratum, and display body temperatures that are tightly coupled with ground temperature.
- In recent habitats, Lyreidus does not inhabit shallow, inshore environments but, instead, is found in outer shelf and slope environments, generally on soft substrata.
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.