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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- I am a palmist; I read from the lines in your hand.
- Selection bias partly explains why there are so many satisfied customers who go to psychics, tarot card readers, palmists, and faith healers.
- Making ink prints of the hands is one method palmists use to insure all lines can be visualised.
- There were coffee houses which offered fortune tellers, palmists, physiognomists, job counselors and origami instructors.
- They are identified by palmists as head lines, heart lines, life lines, and fate or destiny lines, and are alleged to be useful in predicting a person's future.
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.