In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A curator of costumes and textiles at the City Museum recalled him as "a pixilated man as in whimsy and playfulness," and chuckled at the memory of one of his favorite lecture topics.
- For the remainder of the night the unsteady trumpeting of the elephants echoed through the forest as the pixilated herd acted out their binge.
- Under the scrutiny of honest examination, 30-odd years later, the black and white memories become pixilated and the bland greyness which emerges is a place to which we can consign all this old stuff.
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.