In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Traditionally, mastheads and yardarms of RN ships were decorated with bunches of greenery, a task carried out by the boatswain's party in the dark hours of the night on December 24.
- It was visible from the mastheads of ships some 12 miles away.
- The former Leading Seaman Signalman and the Petty Officer Quartermaster proudly broke the pennant which for the life of the ship will fly at her masthead.
- Her bowsprit carries two foresails, and her large mainsail is gaff rigged, with an upside-down triangle of topsail to fill the gap at the masthead.
- But his golden ball was transferred to the masthead of Camperdown.
- The mastheads were delicately carved with figures and trees, the sails were plain white that buckled and flapped in the winds like swans about to fly.
- Thirty-five of the ships have masthead flags. A square flag of St George is the most common flag and appears 41 times.
- The most unusual object we shipped was the masthead from the cruise ship Andrea Doria.
- He also painted scenes he could not see by raising the eye level to the height of a ship's masthead to get a more interesting view.
- The men who rode atop the masthead communicated vital information to the ship's Captain necessary to direct and navigate the ship through perilous seas.
- ‘Lest we forget’ was said by all as Reveille sounded and the Australian National Flag and the Union Jack were returned to the masthead.
- The first stamp shows a sailor sighting land from the masthead of the 1502 ship.
- Elaborate carving programs were required for the bow, stern, masthead, cat-head, and living quarters of these ships.
- I almost expected to see the Jolly Roger flying from the masthead.
- He then describes how he was alarmed to see her masthead lights swinging rapidly to starboard.
- Sailors may elect to install a tri-color light at the masthead that can be used in place of deckmounted lights when the boat is under sail alone.
- While his name now sits at the top of the masthead, he still has the title of managing editor.
- It's to the point where maybe I should get credit in their mastheads.
- On the front page of this newspaper, above the masthead, you will find our motto ‘Born To Make A Difference’.
- Every day for over a month on the front page of the paper, right next to the masthead, they publish a countdown to the start of the World Cup.
- The old title is still in the masthead, but in small letters.
- While its masthead editorial asks some good questions about the current debate, it provides no answers whatsoever.
- And if you read the masthead box on page two, you'll see a slight change in the wording there.
- Continuing and new members of the Editorial Advisory Board are listed on the masthead.
- One of the more obvious is the new masthead on the cover of this magazine.
- While perhaps willing to consider new writers, in their mastheads all firmly discouraged the submission of unsolicited materials.
- They derided his September relaunch - with its odd headline typeface and coloured masthead - as a waste of time and money.
- I still tend to think of myself as a newcomer to the magazine, having been on the masthead for only one-fifth of the now 100 issues.
- The task was to screw up a newspaper masthead, rip it in half, then draw what you saw, looking at the spaces between letters rather than the actual letters.
- They and the rest of our talented Editorial Advisory Board are listed on the masthead and on our new website.
- The masthead remained strong, a collection of talented mid-career journalists and promising young reporters who shared a genuine camaraderie.
- An extract from this woodcut is in the masthead of this page.
- The masthead for the current edition consists of three editorial staff and seven staff members.
- In the first edition readers will notice a number of changes, not least a new masthead, more news and a cartoon on the front page.
- On the front page there will be a new masthead, and inside there will be other changes.
- The design director, a masthead editor or the news desk should be consulted on doubtful cases or proposals for exceptions.
- She will edit and steer the establishment of the company's new mastheads now on the drawing board.
- His influence is so great that the title of publications director was created for him, and his name is above the editor in chief's on the masthead.
- To prevent a potential and significant revenue loss, the bill closes a loophole involving the sale and lease back of intangibles such as trademarks and newspaper mastheads.
- Advisory Editors currently serving on the board are listed on the masthead.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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