In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1BabelBibliaBabel masculinothe Tower of Babel — la Torre de Babel
- Where would all those self-interested snouts turn for sustenance if shoo'd away from the trough of taxpayer monies that currently funds the babel of ethnic councils and advocates of cultural separatism.
- I argue that to accept the babel of multiple and incommensurable publics is to surrender to the Babylon of an alienating governance such as the Jews fell under during their Babylonian captivity.
- If we turn to various explanations of how these incidents come about and how to prevent them, we face a babel of opinions.
- There's just one little problem - the babel of compression types, encryption methods, data formats, transmission techniques and other standards that make it difficult to get everything communicating properly with everything else.
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.