In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- My vetch and oat cover crops look like they'll make it into the winter with sufficient growth to survive the cold.
- After you prepare a seed bed in your future tomato plot, plant the vetch, either by broadcasting or in shallow furrows at the rate of an ounce of seed per 10 square feet.
- Sometimes, instead of a multi-year hayfield, Moyer will just use hairy vetch or a vetch / oats mix as a cover crop between the summer wheat harvest and corn planting the following spring.
- Buckwheat, mustard, rape, or fast-growing legumes, such as vetches or crimson clover, can be used.
- Plant vetch and winter rye as a cover crop on bare soil and protect remaining produce with row cover as October frosts approach.
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.