In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Salvaged doors and windows housed in new jambs set up contrasts between new and old.
- The widths of original door and window jambs were calculated to fit the existing wall, and the addition of the new paneling makes the wall thicker by 1/4 ‘or more.’
- Extend window and door jambs as needed so they will be flush with the face of the new paneling.
- In addition to that, door seal kits include high-grade neoprene door jambs for the vertical sides and the top of the door.
- If the door still does not seal tightly to all sides of the jamb you either installed the weatherstripping badly or the door is bent and in need of replacement.
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.