In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Latin America, Southern Cone(volverse estúpido)to go soft in the head informal
- Televisa y TV Azteca sólo sirven para apendejar a la gente con programas cada mes más estúpidos.
2Colombia(ensimismarse)se apendejaron mirando el acuario — they became completely absorbed by / engrossed in the aquarium
- están como apendejados con la nieta — they are infatuated / besotted with their granddaughter
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.