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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- Up here on the 57th parallel, Nature is not without her surprises - - vide last blog, passim - - but she is, like certain other members of the household (well, all of us, really), inclined to be a slow starter.
- The suprascapular artery was also found to be a very constant branch of the thyroid axis, there being only 4 exceptions, vide Group 4 variations.
- Indeed, she was no mean composer herself, vide her full-length opera The Smugglers of Penzance.
- But her fearful soul hasn't shut down: vide her visible delight in the pagan abandon with which her beautiful child solo-dances - to Alanis Morissette's ‘You Oughta Know’ - beside a corral full of startled emus.
- Even the briefest of pauses can be killer - vide, when your wife or girlfriend asks, ‘Do I look fat in this dress?’
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.