In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- How can the Board of Trade justify wasting an entire afternoon listening to a schoolboy read his high school essay?
- It was financed by the Board of Trade, principally from the proceeds of a 4 per cent tax on the value of imported goods.
- It appears, if you do a comparison of volumes that, yes, the first round goes to the Board of Trade.
- However, both the Senate and the Board of Trade investigators found results that were in direct contrast with current forensic evidence.
- Schools, courts, banks, and the Board of Trade shut down for the gala affair.
2(in UK)Departamento de Industria y Comercio masculine
- However, the Royal Commission on Labour and the civil servants in the Labour Department of the Board of Trade stressed the virtues of unions in creating stability and order, and supported the spread of formal systems of conciliation.
- The religious issue cut no ice with the British Board of Trade.
- Another whose calls I always welcomed was a young civil servant in the Board of Trade, an orderly man whose remarks and replies were brief and to the point.
- In May 1965, after a request from UK industry, the Board of Trade told MPs that Britain should go metric within 10 years.
- Way back in 1886, the first submarine was built for a Swedish industrialist who claimed on the Board of Trade certificate that it was a merchant vessel!
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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