In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I followed a mid-teen girl up my street who was pretending to be a drum majorette.
- The parade included the Tokyo Pipes Band, the U.S. Army Band from Camp Zama, the Daiko Bunka University Band, the Sophia University Band with its drum majorettes and the CCE Irish dance group.
- Also, the fight scenes seem contrived and badly choreographed, with lots of pauses so that Conan can swing his sword around like a drum majorette's baton or freeze into cool action poses.
- I took piano, singing and dancing lessons, was a drum majorette, acted in plays.
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.