In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- You can certainly have your professional hair designer add hair ornaments, hair jewelry, snoods or a tiara.
- Sam had her hair put up into a snood to keep it out of her way.
- Wait, now- here is a curl which slipped out of place, as I tucked it carefully under your snood.
- Some people use a snood to keep it in place at night, while others shampoo theirs every day.
- Though I think Lisa's planning on wearing a snood, so I probably have nothing to worry about.
- She was a pretty woman, with soft eyes, and dark hair bundled in a snood, dressed in a gray frock with white collar and cuffs.
- The technique was commonly used for different kinds of headgear, such as caps, hoods, bonnets, hairnets and snoods, as well as for stockings, mittens, collars and sashes.
- Her hair she wore in a lace snood that let a few stray wisps of curly blonde hair fall into her face.
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.