In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Certainly books about books do take us back to our literary forefathers and foremothers and back into the often distant historical past.
- These are the forefathers of the American ‘redneck’.
- The poems of Atal Bihari Vajpayee that I picked to sing in Samvedna were written decades ago when he was still inspired by the legacy of our political forefathers.
- Furthermore, his post as the forefather of opera was seriously questioned and negated.
- Clearly, Smith developed an analysis of lobbying that was the forefather of modern neoclassical political economy.
- If the forefathers of modern Witchcraft experimented why can't we?
- They managed to restore the past glory of this forefather of the comic book industry - largely developed by American Jews after the Depression and reaching its heights in the '60s.
- Those Puritan forefathers generate their fair share of criticism from we their modern-day descendants.
- He was one of the forefathers that pioneered the kind of government we have today.
- John Lounsbury, a forefather of the middle school movement, stated there is ‘a charge to keep’.
- It was a seminal collection of work, and he was a forefather to the surrealist movement, as I later found out, and was deeply influential to Marcel Duchamp.
- Take, for example, the fact that while Lovecraft is usually described as a forefather of modern horror fiction, his stories are, to put it bluntly, not very scary.
- In 1986, he was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as one of the forefathers of rock music.
- It's also entirely likely that we have not come of age and I might be the forefather of a hundred generations of priests designated the holy task of worshipping the artefacts.
- These bands are the forefathers of this movement.
- It is through these copies that God chose to provide his Word to our forefathers in the faith, as also to our generation and beyond.
- I am eager, though, to see all the fathers and forefathers of French art, so I can form a very different opinion of France.
- Please, in every decision made on behalf of the people as is your duty, make choices that this nation's forefathers would appreciate and future generations will benefit from.
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.