In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1el muy cabrón — the bastard vulgar slang
masculine and feminine noun
1Spain vulgar slang, informalson of a bitch US vulgar slangbastard slangswine informal
2.1vulgar slang (cornudo)cuckold
2.2Andes vulgar slang informal (proxeneta)pimpponce British informal
Bolivia, Chile vulgar slang, informal(de un prostíbulo)madam
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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.