In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- However, powers superior to me concluded that our very own gasometer did not qualify for preservation and celebration as the best of Britain's gas-holding heritage.
- The design takes its cue from redundant gasometer and gantry structures adjoining the site.
- The expired gas was measured in a wet gasometer.
- What could be better than, instead of tearing down its one remaining - and in aesthetic terms, extremely attractive - gasometer, to keep it, and supplement its worth by bringing other fine examples from across the UK to join it?
- In 1998 it was roundly condemned for giving a B-listing to the 100-year-old, 300 ft-high Granton gasometer on Edinburgh's seafront.
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.