In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The difference in the valence of phosphorous and silicon provides the free electrons needed for metal-like behaviour.
- These data can only be explained if one assumes that the affective valence of the prime is processed, even though this is not necessary for the task at hand.
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.