In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It has even become fashionable for them to be non-scary, so reliant have we become on stretching the literary uses of disembodied spirits and other phantasms.
- Near-death experiences, spirit possession, past-life memories, and many other peculiar phenomena suggest a disembodied spirit as an obvious explanation.
- She yelped and heaved her body backwards, and a gruesome, disembodied face appeared - the hand beating the glass.
- Like the wailing banshee who is a harbinger of death, the ghost cries out for a narrative context, since even the most disembodied ghost needs to be fleshed out with a ghost story.
- His tail - seemingly disembodied from his body - trails behind him like a submarine conning tower.
- A ghost is an alleged disembodied spirit of a dead persons.
- Instead, we exist as disembodied presences, ghosts.
- The supporting cast are given some fun scenes, particularly Terrence Stamp as ghoulish butler Ramsley and Jennifer Tilley as a disembodied fortune teller's head in a glass ball.
- When the body dies, the spirit departs from the body permanently and lives on in a world of disembodied spirits.
- A campaign for hosiery featured the standard disembodied, stocking-clad leg that Dali juxtaposed with his provocative iconography.
- His drawings are usually over in five minutes - all have disembodied figures sticking out of the ocean and shattered boats drawn in one dark colour - red.
- They are notable for their realism: masks are depicted in fine detail and as part of total ensembles, with all the props and accoutrements, not as disembodied head pieces sold to tourists.
- To see where the next book could be coming from, we only need to look at that funny picture on the back of every US dollar bill, showing a truncated pyramid with a disembodied eye floating above it.
- Ever so slowly she began to relax, at one with her body that had seemed disembodied just a while before.
- The evening's organiser introduced us to ‘Suzy’ - the disembodied head of a mannequin to whom we were entrusted with looking after for the evening.
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.