In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He was a small man who collected bones and breviaries.
- I found him surrounded by scores, his breviary in his hand.
- The Sarum breviary was reissued and ordered to be used throughout the province of Canterbury.
- This breviary became the basis for the one most commonly used in Taiwan today.
- She was not kneeling there, breviary in hand in silent devotion.
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.