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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- I do not have experience dyeing wool, cashmere, angora, or other similar hair fibers, so I cannot speak directly.
- Merino wool is soft and luxurious, resembling cashmere.
- The Alpaca fleece is soft as cashmere but warmer, lighter and stronger than wool and it comes in many natural colours.
- International buyers came to Texas looking to purchase kid mohair and cashmere.
- Merino, cashmere, Angora… these luxury yarns were too expensive to be hastily turned into just another scarf.
- If you think cashmere is soft, you should try alpaca.
- There are dyes for wool & cashmere that generally require hot water - even on top of the stove application.
- For two decades poachers have slaughtered chiru by the thousands for their wool, which is finer and more expensive than cashmere.
- The name cashmere was derived from Kashmir, the state of India, where the cashmere goat was initially found.
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.