In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are even a few interviews with various folks and fans pontificating on stuff like ‘new wave bands’ and the various intricacies of their favorite rock groups.
- Think of the herd as being similar to government: you just know that the drought is over when you get every state Premier sitting around a table pontificating about how we should all put a brick in the dunny.
- The rare footage of Zorn pontificating on his music and directing his various ensembles proves more intriguing than Heuermann's woolly-headed intrusions.
- The occasional glimpses of the tumultuous moment - shooting of a Vietnamese in the street, dying U.S. soldiers, presidents pontificating - are gestures to headlines of the times.
- ‘An Interview with Renny Harlin’ is a short section featuring director Harlin pontificating upon the effects, the cast and the script.
- It is possible to prattle and pontificate about the cultural relevance of the cheap romance novel, and how its development, like, totally reflects the changes to women's status in society.
- It takes a heck of a lot more effort than pontificating about the evils of livestock.
- He took his swings, watched by many, then stood around the batting cage pontificating about hitting, while other players went out to take fielding practice when their hitting was done.
- Maybe that smashed window in the corporate box was actually the result of a disturbed football supporter who was watching Eddie pontificating on the subject of expectoration.
- Mr. Rukeyser and Mr. Kudlow spend a lot of time pontificating publicly about the stock market, but I don't remember many responsible comments warning viewers in the midst of the frenzy of the danger of wild speculative excess.
- ‘Stormy Waters, Pundit’ is a short cartoon featuring Sealab's resident dolt pontificating on a number of political topics.
- Rather than pontificating about the evils of unions, he would be better served explaining how his laws contributed in a real way to the ugly situation occurring.
- Even an additional CD or two with some of the best tracks would have been a way for viewers to hear some of these classic songs uninterrupted by Tom Petty pontificating about various musicians and movements.
- Unless one is in that situation and really knows what it is like to face those sorts of family difficulties, one does not know what one is talking about when pontificating about cultural sensitivities.
- Others pontificate on health, telling us what we should and should not do to remain well, while we are overwhelmed with financial advice from experts whose predictions often turn out wrong.
- While ‘top analysts’ are pontificating about 50 percent and 70 percent increases, the real increases here in Southern California are around 300 percent.
- Although Congress has been pontificating about the challenges that confront Social Security for years, and years, and years, the fundamental financial structure of Social Security continues to decay.
- Instead speakers from across the political spectrum pontificated over the ‘meaninglessness’ of official political reform efforts, listing countless reasons why the current regime has to go.
- Make sure everyone on your staff treats women the same way they'd treat men: They should be helpful and respectful and inquire as to need - rather than pontificating and telling her what they think is best for her.
- He has spent the past two years using digital technology to bring together people in desperate straits, getting things done while others were pontificating.
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.