In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It has a tumid rounded shape.
- The jungle is dense, tumid, and bejeweled with parrots.
- The rights to a future project currently sit in the directors tumid billfold.
- Plate surfaces more commonly exhibit a prominent tumid center.
- What was he doing easing my friend up across his tumid belly and onto his lap?
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.