In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- En EEUU el término se emplea para referirse a una persona blanca cuya familia es originaria del Reino Unido y de religión protestante. Los Wasps están considerados como las personas con mejor posición social y con mayor poder político.
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.