In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Con ellos se fabrican gorras y se ribetean los abrigos y cuellos.
- Qué significa esto en una unidad automática para ribetear bolsillos?
- Hasta me pareció que las lágrimas vertidas habían ribeteado aquellos ojos.
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.