In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For insurance reasons, do-it-yourselfers can't use the chopper, power tools, mat cutter or the glass cutter.
- First, score the tile down the center with a glass cutter, then place the scored mark over a nail and press down to break the tile.
- But also collectable is another style of cast iron combination tool which excludes a glass cutter but incorporates devices for sharpening scissors and knives, and for opening cans.
- If you have a piece of glass available, use a glass cutter and a straightedge to size a replacement pane that is 1/8 inch smaller in length and width than the opening it must fit.
- He referred to evidence that looters had sophisticated glass cutters and keys to certain display cases and vaults; in some instances they bypassed replicas to steal only the finest works.
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.