In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Highlights of these volumes are the windows of the choir clerestory, and the tracery lights of various chapels and of the chapter house.
- Just one of his guiding principles, that nothing should be built higher than the clerestory of the Minster, has insured that it remains a resolutely low-rise city.
- Light pours down at the ceremonial end from an unseen clerestory set into the roof where it steps up to offer nobility.
- The last major alteration was made soon afterwards when a clerestory was built above the nave arcades.
- Standing above the river Trent is St Wystan's Church, much of which is of the mid-C14 and C15 including the tower and spire, clerestory, and roof.
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.