In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The interviews with taxidermists were horrifying, astonishing, strangely touching and stark, staring bonkers.
- About 100 cases occur each year in pet shop owners, poultry raisers, poultry processing plant employees, pigeon fanciers, taxidermists, and zoo attendants.
- By the 1880s almost every town and village had a professional taxidermist.
- One thing unites the animals: they are all dead but stuffed by taxidermists at Edinburgh's Royal Museum on Chambers Street.
- Discussing the work with the artist, I find out the subjects were not alive in the great outdoors, but are actually a taxidermist's handiwork on display at the Smithsonian.
- Unlike a hunting trophy that the taxidermist immortalizes as a token of man's domination over nature, stuffed animals are objects without a lived past.
- During a shoot at a taxidermist's office, they ran into some difficulties.
- Leaving his position at Browning High School, Scriver focused his attention on developing a career as a professional taxidermist.
- Having qualified as a taxidermist from the North-Western School of Taxidermy, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. in 1969, Gerry set up a taxidermy studio and fur exporting business in 1975.
- A friend who is a taxidermist has kept the fox in a freezer, but Jason, from Audenshaw, is unsure whether to have the animal stuffed.
- In addition, they visited a taxidermist who instructed them in the science of preserving lifelike specimens.
- The taxidermists will first remove the pet's internal organs which can be returned for burial at the request of the pet owner.
- He described how once the animals are killed they are sent to a taxidermist in South Africa, where they are stuffed, mounted and then sent to the UK.
- There is also a selection of photographs from 1905-1915 of taxidermists, dancing bears and various dead animals.
- They've raised the ire of more conservative taxidermists, and no doubt raised the stomach contents of many art fans.
- A range of strange creatures has been rejuvenated at a taxidermist and returned to the museum last week to be joined by live tropical animals for the ‘hands on’ display.
- John Gould made his name as a taxidermist and was a curator and preserver to the Zoological Society, in London.
- The warped handiwork of a taxidermist has given almost all of the stuffed animals odd expressions.
- In 1824 Gould set up his taxidermy business in London and became the first taxidermist to enjoy royal patronage when he stuffed a Thick Knee'd Bustard for King George IV.
- Wulsin referred to his bearers, cooks and taxidermists as his ‘army’.
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.