In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The name for people who in the 1970s, during the military dictatorships in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, were detained by the police, secret police and the armed forces in a campaign to restore "law and order". Thousands of detainees were murdered and never seen again.
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.