In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
Spain's two state-run television stations. TVE was founded as a state monopoly in 1956. The advent of private television in 1989 meant that it was forced to compete. TVE2 became a minority channel, featuring cultural programs. TVE1 and 2 fund themselves and other public services, such as the radio station Radio Nacional de España, with advertising.
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.