In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1que pasa de lo sublime a lo prosaico y trivial
- Yes, it could be shorter, even though some story lines are crudely truncated, and the four false endings are a bathetic anti-climax, but Jackson's journey benefits from the lulls.
- The contrast between this astonishing piece of political theatre, televised around the planet, and another event a couple of days later, is so staggering, it is bathetic to mention them in the same column.
- The ‘fear’ argument is absurd, bathetic, and self-congratulatory.
- With its energetic cast and insistent street score, it still manages to be poignant without becoming bathetic, and violent without being exploitative.
- This line could be a motto for his work, which uses unremarkable language to great effect - here registering a disappointment so pervasive that even its expression is bathetic.
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.