In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Turning this quote on its head, one can confidently say that readers have proved this paradise allegory's aptness over and over again.
- The aptness of exile as a description of the modern condition affirms our movement away from or out of the sacred landscape, even if only through nature's erasure or desecration.
- Moreover, as his case shows, the longer a pontificate lasts, the greater the likelihood that a name chosen in good faith will outlive its aptness.
- I didn't need to extend myself very far to see the aptness of the simile - the frill could be the white chuti that frames the Kathakali dancer's face and the changing colours akin to the dancer's colours.
- It is not without a certain aptness, then, that the Southerner's chosen drink is called moonshine.
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.