In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- That pricking of pomposity and ceremony reflects one of her enjoyable, endearing traits and a quality sadly missing in general politics since she quit.
- What would it take to bring wine back to the stature that it deserves - one where it is included in our everyday lives and given appreciation without pomposity?
- This ridiculous sounding direct translation of a toiletry-product seemed to perfectly sum up the buffoonery and pomposity of the French.
- Even several people I know who generally share his world view told me they found his strutting pomposity almost unbearable this year.
- We need a disposal service for our collective neuroses, something to clear away the rubbish of our self-regard and pomposity.
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.