In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Over the next few seasons the high sheen would fade, gradually achieving that beautiful, soft verdigris of aged copper.
- Powell came in December 2001 and saw what he first thought was evidence of verdigris in the paint.
- The bones, upon closer inspection, were covered in verdigris, and bigger than normal human bones.
- The Parisian theme continues into the casino area, where 90 table games are situated beneath attractive verdigris grillwork.
- Finishes range from antique brass and antique copper to bright brass, black and verdigris.
- The exposed areas will become green with verdigris, while the sheltered ones will darken.
- One of the reasons I am leaving that hint of green is that the cast aluminum furniture will be done in verdigris this year.
- True verdigris is actually a coating of cupric carbonate formed by weathering on copper, brass and bronze from age.
- Washington's last renovation to the room occurred in 1787 when he ordered the walls to be painted a bright verdigris green.
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.