In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Shaggy's master received a glossy brochure to a whiz-bang two-day seminar in Melbourne.
- I was neutral until I saw the trailer, and whizz-bang stuff aside, I actually winced at some of the dialogue.
- SOG's PowerLock mostly does the same things other whiz-bang schizo-tools do - it just does'em better, and with compound-leverage power.
- The Home Office whizz-bang new computer system 2 or so years back was a notable fiasco.
- Minimize the moving, flashing this or that or the latest whiz-bang script.
- It comes back to selling, trading, being fair and all the things that encourage people to buy - it's not just about some whiz-bang gadget.
- You may not need a maven's grasp of the latest whiz-bang application, but you definitely want to know about technologies that will make your business more competitive.
- People have lost the ability to pay attention, and all films that aren't whiz-bang, Bruckheimer action fests are criticized as too slow.
- He stalks me with his whizz-bang new digital camera.
- The Quebec film and video industry is celebrating itself with a whiz-bang, 10-day retrospective from February 15-25.
- However headline-grabbing it may have been, the debate around organised crime and politics in Bulgaria goes much further and deeper than the Kostov whiz-bang episode.
- Dell argues that while the company hasn't created whiz-bang inventions, it has produced cheap computers for buyers and huge returns for shareholders.
- It is easy, she says, for the basics to get lost among petty controversies and whizz-bang advertising.
- Bruckheimer and Fuqua seemingly equate the term ‘authentic’ with a lack of whiz-bang, Lord of the Rings style magic tricks.
- A lame script and horrible comic acting from lead Brendan Fraser speak louder than all of Selick's whiz-bang animations.
- Long-Term Capital's whiz-bang managers didn't invest in factories, research and development, home building, or anything else productive.
- Jobson's self-quilled script opens and closes with an oh-so-serious soliloquy, read against a montage of the solar system, along with a CGI whizz-bang ride across the planets.
- They're not perfect: sometimes we neglect end users' needs, or we lean too hard on whiz-bang technology, and, sure, many of us are first-time cartographers.
- And I sure as hell ain't cheering for yet another whiz-bang computer nerd whose whole job is to magically fill in plot holes the scriptwriters couldn't figure out.
- Mumbling ‘speech’ was fine on the N64, but on the Xbox, with all its features and whiz-bang technology, is capable of a lot more.
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.