In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- La Vanguardia, founded in Barcelona in 1881, is one of Spain's most prestigious newspapers (circulation: over 191,000). Published daily in Barcelona, it can also be accessed on the Internet (www.lavanguardia.es). La Vanguardia has a reputation as a serious and objective paper and is most influential in Catalonia.
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.