In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This year an ankle injury confined her involvement in the championships to the discipline of the uneven bars.
- She placed first on floor exercise, second on uneven bars and balance beam, and third on vault.
- Two elements on the uneven bars still bear Nadia's name.
- Women participate in four apparatus: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercises.
- She's also a two-time Olympic gold medalist on the uneven bars, her speciality.
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.