In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbunmanned, unmanning
- And it has nothing to do with the brilliance of my cinematography; it's just the fatally cute combination of slo-mo and acoustic guitar that unmans me.
- People may not have been consciously aware that the term flip-flop was meant to unman our war hero candidate, but it did so just the same.
- Art Miller became a man just as society was unmanning men like his New Yorker father.
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.