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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- This type of vinyl floor, being perimeter bonded, will now contract slightly, tightening like a drumhead over the next 24 to 48 hours.
- Some are large calabashes (a type of gourd) with leather drumheads and are played with the hands.
- In the normally tradition-bound world of musical instruments, synthetic drumheads took over in an amazingly short time.
- He moved my hands and made the sticks pound against the drumheads and beat out a rhythm.
- A bass drumhead carries bold circled lettering that reads: ‘Smith Jubilee Choir, Band and Orchestra, Season 1899-1900.’
- The old building previously housed the Frederick Bauer drumhead collection, which has since been set up in the corridor.
- The goatskin drumhead is hit by a wooden stick with a curved end.
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.