In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The son of a Yorkist retainer, he came into prominence at the beginning of the reign as chamberlain of the household.
- Always a charming courtier, Dudley had managed to obtain a sinecure as chamberlain to Grand Duchess Maria Maddalena, wife of Cosimo II.
- The knowledge he displayed of that court's personnel convinced Louis XVI's former chamberlain, two of his former private secretaries, and a former lady-in-waiting that Naundorff spoke the truth.
- In fact, a former chamberlain to the Crown Prince described the remarks as the equivalent to a declaration of war.
- They were represented by the great chamberlain to the emperor and his deputy.
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.