In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Caracha Costra que se produce en una herida, al cicatrizarse.
- Ambos sucios, uno con caracha en vez de piel”.
- Ojalá esto también, porque de una barrida se nos diezma la población con cada caracha que agarramos.
- Carachas de verdad, pareces una momia viviente, carachas, en el buen sentido de la palabra.
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.