In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He told me he's noticed an increase in people threatening to "unfollow" (or unfriend / un-subscribe etc.) from his feed.
- That last word, unfriend, is in fact, the word of the year.
- So if you don't respect me or my opinions you can unfriend or defriend me.
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.