In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Miss Rowley, 29, broke her tibia and fibula bones and underwent two operations which resulted in her left leg being half an inch shorter than the right.
- However, as a 4 year old he had a fractured tibia and fibula.
- The cause of Blount disease is unknown, but it causes abnormal growth at the top of the tibia bone by the knee joint.
- The earliest members of the group had two separate leg bones, the tibia and fibula, just like humans.
- Bruce Latimer, director of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Ohio, said an ankle bone and tibia discovered at the site proves the creature walked upright.
- X-rays later revealed that both the tibia and fibula bones in Marcus's right leg fractured.
- The kneecap is then moved across to the outer side of the knee to expose the knee joint behind it, between the tibia (shin bone) and the femur (thigh bone).
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.