In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
Central America, Mexico, Cuba, Colombia
1drivellos lectores desean una información seria, en vez de tanta babosada — the readers want serious news, not all that drivel / pap
- deja de decir babosadas — stop talking nonsense
- se pelearon por una babosada — they fought over some stupid little thing
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.