In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He mixed in antiquarian circles, copied Antique frescoes, and painted a celebrated portrait of the Scottish cicerone James Byres and his family.
- An intelligent Jew was our cicerone and read us some Hebrew out of the precious old book of the Law.
- Van der Meulen will be our cicerone as we tour the Rondeau, starting with Buyster's statues.
- It has long been an uphill struggle for new art in Italy, the country Marinetti bitterly castigated in 1909 as a gangrenous land of ‘professors, archeologists, ciceroni and antiquarians.’
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.