In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A camera makes you many things: a magician freezing time, an artist capturing the essence of a moment, a chronicler keeping a record of memories.
- If we are right, and there is unfolding in these very days a great deal of history in the making, we intend to be chroniclers of that history.
- More often than not, in contemporary descriptions of such events, diarists or chroniclers simply state that the relics were shown to the people, without specifying where and how.
- Minutely though Hawkwood's military achievements were recorded by the chroniclers, his motivation has always been hard to discern.
- Medieval chroniclers recorded omens at all great events; for example, Froissart noted a heavy thunderstorm, an eclipse of the sun, and a hovering circle of crows before the battle of Crécy in 1346.
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.