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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- She used satin stitches extensively for flowers and leaves, and cross stitches elsewhere.
- It was like the cross stitch pattern that says ‘Home Sweet Home’.
- You probably can't tell from the smallish picture, but the cover is a cross stitch pattern (detail here).
- Mine does a cross stitch design and that worked just fine.
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.