In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Bebop hangs much of its hip attitude on presenting a mash-up of American movie genres and cultural fragments in general.
- In fact, the town of Arcadia where we stayed was an interesting mashup of chain restaurants galore and "real" homegrown businesses in downtown.
- The unnamed alpine-dwelling species of the butterfly genus Lycaeide appears to be a genetic mashup of two known species - Lycaeides melissa and Lycaeides idas - according to a new study.
- But that makes sense when your reigning ethical theory is some weird mash up of utilitarianism and consequentialism, with a dash of fundamentalism for coloring.
- Eating in the 21st century is part travel, part cultural mash-up.
- Poetic License, Erika Batdorf's one-woman mash-up of dance and monologue, begins with such a wonderful opening half-hour that it feels surly to complain about the rest.
- They assume that what's to come will be a perfect mashup of what they think was good about the old and what they think is good about the new.
- The film is a mash-up of complex, old school conspiracy thrillers like The Parallax View and slicker contemporary fare like Enemy of the State.
- New York writer Ben Greenman has created a new twist on the literary mashup with Celebrity Chekhov, his adaptation of Russian master Anton Chekhov's short stories.
- So when Quirk books announced their mashup of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in early 2009, I, like the rest of the Internet, was ecstatic.
- A fabulous mashup of art and public opinion.
- Burton has forsaken the Alice narrative for a postmodern mash-up, but his hallucinogenic humour stays true to the original
- The forthcoming novel is the first mainstream "mash-up" of Austen and horror, two of the most popular film genres of the past decade.
- The very thing that aesthetes complain about, the wild mash-up of comic books with other products, becomes one of the strengths of the show.
- By the luck of the draw, or maybe the opposite, she has been assigned another celebrity mash-up.
- Another genre exercise, Roy Colt and Winchester Jack plays like a mash up of Gunsmoke and The Dukes of Hazzard.
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.