In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Don't let your lip curl at the catchpenny title - the book contains much that would be of value to any writer.
- Indeed, by this time I'd gone off his work in a big way, largely because of his sonnets, which I thought were atrocious and boring, somewhat catchpenny.
- As I have remarked before, you should not be put off by the catchpenny title.
- ‘She is an example of a well-known phenomenon of people who almost consciously write catchpenny entertainment they know is well beneath them,’ he said.
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.