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Your comments reminds me of when I went to USA as a high school exchange student: I pointed to the flower we call "Løvetann" in Norwegian, asking for its English name. My host family mother responded "Dandelion", and I remarked "That's the same name". My 13 year old "brother" looked like a big question mark, so I had to explain: "In French, that is", which did not really clear up things in his mind - he needed a more extensive explanation Smile | :) ("Tann" in Norwegain is "tooth".)

The fellow is called Andy Capp in Norway, but we have accepted the term term "cap" in its English form rather than the French form, so it comes naturally.

(Except that we imported the plural form "caps" as a singular noun, one "caps", two "capser". For unknown reasons, we have taken plural English forms as singular in several cases: Candy drops - "drops" is singular in Norwegian. A "slip of cloth", i.e. a tie, is called a "slips" in Norwegian. A military tank is a "tanks". These are terms recognized in dictionaries. We also have some informal "redefinitions": Lots of people will call any large truck a "trailer", even if it is not composed of a tractor and a trailer. That use of it is not yet recognized in the dictionaries, but maybe in ten years!)
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