In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Since wars had to be paid for, governments needed a war chest, particularly as their tax base was narrow and financial credit in short supply.
- War bonds essentially fund a war chest that is voluntarily filled by the public.
- Rumours persist to the present day that the Russian Preobrazhenskiy Guard buried its war chest on the battlefield, and amateur treasure hunters often visit the site in search of this hoard.
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.