In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Identity card that all residents over a certain age in Spain and Latin America must carry at all times. Holders must quote their identity card number on most official forms. In Latin America the card is also known as the cédula de identidad, and in Spain as the DNI (Documento Nacional de Identidad).
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.