In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- By taking on this challenge they have helped to transform the lives of thousands of deaf-blind people around the UK.
- More than 120 transport providers throughout Essex are signed up to the scheme and even the airline Easyjet accepts the vouchers which were given to eleven wheelchair-bound or deaf-blind residents of the district.
- Major Ingram, 40, from Easterton, near Devizes, hopes to raise thousands of pounds for the charity Sense, which supports deaf-blind people of all ages.
- The English film had its share of emotionalism in the teacher's personal guilt and grief, the volcanic tantrums of the deaf-blind child, the patriarchal father, the overwrought mother, and a sumptuous life style.
- Mr Ingram is about to take part in the New York Marathon in aid of the deaf-blind children's charity Sense.
- The movie is an unofficial remake of the 1962 US film The Miracle Worker, about the deaf-blind child Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, who penetrated the wall of dark silence to introduce Helen to the world of words.
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.