In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Supermarket loyalty cards will have to be amended as it is an offence to offer a ‘gift, token, trading stamp, coupon or other document or thing’ that may be used in payment for ‘certain goods’.
- There are some parts of this bill that make sense - the abolition of the prohibition on trading stamps, for example.
- No person shall issue any trading stamp trading stamp unless it bears on its face in clear and legible characters a value expressed in or by reference to current coin of the realm.
- Each time you have an argument, that little bit of resentment is like a trading stamp.
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.