In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The menu still changes daily, depending upon what fresh ingredients are to hand, and the rustic touches and attentive but unfussy service that make eating here so enjoyable are still much in evidence.
- Although crude by today's standards, this game is a thing of design perfection: simple, unfussy gameplay coupled with a beautifully designed look and excellent sound effects that still sound cool today.
- The resultant space is large, airy, unfussy, restrained.
- They go for feel and function, leaning towards seam free, simple, unfussy styles.
- It is an unfussy, under-stated portrayal of a spirited and rebellious individual who is not prepared to play out the cards life has dealt her.
- For formal dining, Restaurant Caledonian offers a contemporary Scottish menu with locally sourced ingredients prepared with an eye for fresh, unfussy cooking.
- Always intelligent, written in clean, unfussy lines that are satisfying to the tongue, these poems are worthy additions to a lifetime's work.
- Light, fruity, exceptionally unfussy and clean, this is a refreshing lunchtime wine for summer - and a welcome addition to any cellar.
- In your case, a plain and unfussy bag will look far more chic than a decorative item.
- Paying homage to a selection of design concepts, this ultra-stylish place is described as ‘New York loft meets vintage chic’, a modern, unfussy combination that harmonises beautifully.
- Unflouncy apart from a touch of frill at the back, this winner sported a demure v-neck, sleek, unfussy hair and understated makeup.
- All the drama is in the pewter sequins (a glitzier colour would look trashy), and it is such a strong, unfussy dress, you don't even have to wear jewellery with it.
- ‘It is the plainness of his speech, the unfussy and unelaborate way he can express himself,’ Hugh said, to explain the writer's enduring appeal.
- All three retread familiar themes and narratives by their respective filmmakers, and use an exact, refined visual style that is unfussy and deceptively simple.
- Whatever your tastes, they offer another option for those seeking clean, unfussy accommodation pitched somewhere between traditional urban hotels and gruesome city-centre hostels.
- An unfussy, crystal-clear front page posts statements from the prime minister's official spokesman, directly after political journalists have been briefed.
- Its phones have always been among the more elegant on the market, reflecting a certain Scandinavian love of unfussy, almost austere design.
- The office sits to the right of the front door and a beautifully unfussy skylight illuminates broad stairs leading to the bedrooms, bathroom and first-floor sitting room.
- We stayed in the spa resort, where the rooms are unfussy and contemporary, and the spa - with a pool, fitness suite, sauna, steam room and solarium - is just downstairs.
- New Heights, for instance, which makes good-quality, unfussy wooden furniture, has dining tables and chairs, as well as sideboards, with or without dresser tops.
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.