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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- I couldn't resist reading that story in this era of Hitlerian anti-smoking zealotry.
- Right-wing religious zealotry is actually a throw-back to the intolerance that led to the creation of America in the first place.
- Replacing the zealotry of religious intolerance with a secular version is hardly an enlightened alternative.
- It illustrates the evil that happens when religious zealotry combines with extreme misogyny.
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.