In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Perfect as an allegory - the pietà, the sacrificial lamb - and yet so empathetically maternal, it gives warmth to the solemn poise of Bellini.
- From the agony in the garden, where Gibson begins, to the pietà at the foot of the cross, Jesus does what he teaches.
- There's a warped pietà on the front of the mall, underneath which a grown-over inscription declares: ‘I Am the Resurrection.’
- In this tradition of Michelangelo, Milton, and Scorcese, Gibson has made his own pietà.
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.