In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was also used for roof flashings and weights for scales.
- Site-built or factory-supplied flashings are used to seal the roofing around the curb.
- The coping, flashings and most of the rendering would need to be removed.
- The trapped water may accumulate to levels higher than the roof flashings, resulting in water leaks.
- Also check eaves, verges and ridges, and make sure that mortar, pointing and lead flashings are all in place around a chimney.
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.