In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But the star lot here is a pair of George III sauce boats by Dublin silversmith Thomas Jones, whose work is much sought after.
- He also liked the taste of the béarnaise which was, however, hilariously congealed to the inside of the sauce boat.
- The resulting sheets showed silver on both sides and could be used for making articles such as sauce boats and entrée dishes that required silver to show on the inside as well as the outside.
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.