In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This year Jessica Powell gives the girl's side of the debs ' story.
- Lilian, tall and slim and intellectual, seemed ill at ease among the debs and toffs.
- If you want to look your best for a special occasion such as a wedding or debs' ball the place to go is undoubtedly The Beauty Rooms.
- The debs danced through the night away and went on to breakfast at 6 am.
- Dance classes have started for debs every Sunday at the Band Hall in Magellan Street (behind the Girl Guides Hall) from 4 pm.
- He says that even during his days as a deb's escort, he was never a great womaniser.
- She was then regarded as debutante with no great beauty to flaunt but who, in the words of a fellow deb, ‘could really turn on the headlights’ when needed.
- At night he was a deb's delight at coming-out balls.
- The young man looked smart in his suit and bow-tie, the young lady stunning in her deb's dress, the picture of happiness and carefree youth.
- As young debs they were punished for their background; far from being indulged, they were often singled out for the most miserable and menial work.
- DC has a huge percentage of Southern debs, trophy wives, Hollywood starlets with a pet policy issue and ambitious hotties on the rise.
- While visiting a local go-go, Sonny sees a dreary deb named Diane getting hassled by a man and he slips her a note.
- He began as a court photographer, taking pictures of debs, but pretty soon went to work for magazines.
- As a mark of respect to their former school-mate, students have postponed their debs' ball which was planned for July 5.
- The belle of the ball gown, Mary Vidler, came up with the idea for a ball for older debs.
- Naively, I thought we had walked into a debs' ball when we arrived into a sea of gorgeous young girls in evening gowns.
- It could be on the shoulders of the ‘new boys’ that victory may rest, lads like championship debs Cullen and Fleming.
- I stood amongst a small circle of women, which consisted of two girls that I had known when I was a deb.
- Society deb Margarita Samas is said to have invented this cocktail in 1948 beside her Acapulco swimming pool.
- The debs were stunning and their escorts quite ‘swish ‘in a ceremony which drew spontaneous applause from the gathering.’
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.