In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Its resident priests and ordinands are surely not exemplars of unalloyed virtue; indeed, they all have reason for committing the murders.
- The ‘reality’ about the Church is that it last year ordained 569 new deacons - 50 per cent more than four years ago - and that today there are more than 1,600 ordinands in training, it says.
- Her priests and ordinands are fallible human beings, but they are serious about their faith and committed to their calling.
- As one of my characters says, these may be priests and ordinands, but they are still men.
- Bishop Clarke explained that throughout the Church of Ireland there is a shortage of ordained clergy and of ordinands.
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.