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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- Su look siempre es el mismo, un polo con el bañador y sus cangrejeras.
- Pero no como las chanclas o las cangrejeras.
- Las cangrejeras salen del rio y se vuelven urbanitas.
- Las cangrejeras estuvieron muy de moda en los años 80 y ahora experimentan un tímido renacimiento.
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.