In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbyuppifies, yuppifying, yuppified
- I ran down to the port at Leith, which has all been yuppified and is pretty nice, and just explored around there.
- His lament that the Cafe is now multi-ethnic, mainstream, and yuppified is shared by other interviewees.
- So can you please now cease and desist with your ever-growing trend to try and yuppify the names of dull, everyday things?
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.