In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1celda de la muerte femininecelda de los condenados a muerte feminine
- Everyone is familiar with Cruikshank's great illustration of the prisoner in his death cell, ‘the night before he was stretched’.
- The Bentley family's doomed struggle for a reprieve is powerfully reconstructed, as are Bentley's last days in his death cell.
- In the Atkins trial, Scalia noted, the jury had been given testimony on the murderer's mental capacity but had regarded it as insufficient in detaining the defendant from the death cell.
- Graffiti written by despairing men still adorns the walls of the two ‘death cells’.
- He then spoke to the officials and after what appeared to some to be strong words the seven were picked out and returned to prison, but not to death cells.
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.