In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I had always called my parents' friends by their first names - heck, I called my parents by their first names, but somehow Mrs. B's Christian appellation never fell trippingly from my lips.
- Those letters can be the initials of a first or a last name (of a person or a pet), or can represent a title or any other appellation.
- While it may be tempting to call this a folk record, its instrumentation is generally too ornate for that genre appellation.
- The women's squads voted in 1989 to adopt the name as well, abandoning their former appellation, Gussies.
- He also pointed out the quite strict rules which apply to names, appellations, etc.
- Twenty-two out of 39 listed companies that changed their names last year picked new appellations that included e-this or cyber-that or somethingdotcom.
- In debates throughout the 1990s, ‘Central’ gradually became the politically correct appellation for this part of the world.
- Beware of people claiming supernatural powers, and of those that try to impress you with pompous titles and appellations.
- ‘Akishino’ and ‘Nori’ are more formal appellations used only with the titles ‘prince’ or ‘princess’.
- Here in America, of course, nobody but politicians gets any summer vacation worthy of that appellation.
- Whenever the author mentioned someone in the article, she went to lengths to note her race, always with some appellation like ‘Asian-American.’
- Worse still (‘mate’ being a pretty working-class appellation, after all), is this a symptom of snobbery which my school, despite my best efforts, succeeded in indoctrinating me with?
- This of course is not a name for a child to use, but a suitable appellation will reveal itself.
- In this case, that means that lying, disobedience to your parents, and covetousness could all qualify me or you for that appellation.
- But while most cats shared the simple appellation, miu, some people took names from cats.
- She had wanted her cat to be known by a less common appellation.
- This apparently was its original name, ‘Gold Coast’ being only its British colonial appellation.
- Frown would have been a more appropriate appellation had this charmingly unique collection been allowed to languish unfinished.
- There had been some disputes about the appellation of the monetary unit but the name ‘lev’ (in Bulgarian lev is the old word for lion) was adopted by the majority.
- Even the word ‘coke’ has become a generic term, far better known and certainly more descriptive than any other soft drink appellation.
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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.