In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Theatre exitsilencete lo cuento pero tú de esto, mutis — I'm telling you, but not a word to anyone about it
- hacer mutis por el foro — (irse) to make onself scarce
- cuando se les pide soluciones, mutis por el foro — when asked what the solution is they have nothing to say / they keep their mouths shut
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.