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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- The Lambanis create a rich appearance by filling the background with simple chain stitch, herringbone, long and short stitches.
- It is of white cotton, embroidered in typically Gujarati chain stitch in brilliantly coloured silk.
- The former featured bold and colorful designs worked with silk threads on cotton grounds, often executed in minute chain stitches using a hand-held hooked awl.
- Currently a chain stitch is used in all flat felled machines, a stitch similar to that used on a sack of potatoes.
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.