In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The footpath outside the front of our house is flanked on both sides (is that tautology?) with low bushes.
- Redundancy and tautology are undesirable, and a sign of less than careful writing.
- It is conceivable that the key to truth lies in tautology and redundancy.
- Julian concurred that evenings set aside for communication with ‘dead angels’ (I'm sure there's some tautology in there) were right up his street and he couldn't believe he'd missed it.
- But really, spinning out some kind of clever model to illustrate that idea is unnecessary tautology: I can say it in just a few simple words.
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.