In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Chile(del vino) lees(del café) dregs
2Andes informal(hijo menor)youngestyoungest child
3.1Chile (parte final)endlast bitdebes tomarte hasta el último concho — you have to drink it down to the last drop
3.2conchos masculine pluralChile (restos)leftovers
4Dominican Republic(taxi)(collective) taxi
1shoot! US euphemisticsugar! British euphemistic
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.