In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mesero masculine Latin Americamesera feminine Latin Americacamarero masculine Spaincamarera feminine Spain
- My only problem was the rather annoying woman (of a certain age) who was taking great delight in arguing with a member of the bar staff - the same bar person that I wanted to serve me.
- Why are we blaming that bar person, bar owner, or whoever it might be, for the problems we face in our society?
- It's that time again and bar person of November award goes to Tommy, next month the bar person of 2002 will be announced so get your votes in.
- This is the last week for nominations for the bar person of the week.
- The first odd thing I noticed was the bar person.
- 'A new bar person should go through a regimented training schedule before he or she begins working,’ he says.
- Everyone who joins - be it a room attendant or bar person - is given an individual career plan so they have the potential to make progress and move around the group.
- Anyway… as a bar person, on average, I would get asked out approximately, oh, I don't know, maybe 50-100 times per working night.
- Back by popular demand is the bar person of the month awards, but this year awards will be dished out to patrons either side of the bars.
- Instead of asking the bar person what they think of the weather now the first question is ‘what part of the world are you from’.
- She expressed sympathy for the poor bar person who has to calculate that, while another 20 or so customers wait to be served.
- Geraldine worked as a bar person for many years.
- We sat on a sofa next to one of the actresses who played a bar person, and I struck a conversation with her regarding her elaborate costume jewelry.
- There are people from all backgrounds in the scheme including a retired dentist, a mum and part-time bar person.
- Every so often a bar person would bring out crates of bottles of beer, and put them in this huge tub thing full of iced water, and folk would just dip into it for booze.
- Any person who tries to jump the queue by smiling, gesturing or otherwise trying to attract the bar person's attention will receive nothing except a polite smile in reply.
- Congratulations to popular bar person Nadine Dabbagh, Balla, who works in the Bridge Inn and celebrated her birthday recently with family and friends.
- The first bar person of the year for January goes to Patsy for that service with a smile, and music in the lounge for this month include Solid Gold on February 8 and Mystique on February 15.
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.