In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- She festoons the table with elegant ephemera - the living room's silver-painted eucalyptus garland is repeated on the dining room's chandelier - and puts out a buffet of festive treats.
- No pedestrian gestures to glaze the eye; no taped electronic ephemera to abrade the ear; no agendas to manipulate the sensibilities.
- And in a medium too often tarred with the brush of ephemera, it stakes a claim as a prime example of the inherent power of comics.
- Last spring I had a chance to spend a few weeks in Tuscany and tops on my list was to collect as much ephemera as I could pack back for reference.
- We made the radical decision to intershelve periodicals, government documents, maps, and ephemera with the books in their subject areas.
- Load up on cool ephemera and tacky souvenirs: NYPD snow domes, stick-on bullet holes, match books, carrier bags, free postcards, anything that says I heart NY.
- If you're an aficionado of arcane ephemera, you'll enjoy flipping through this at least once.
- I spent the evening going through the box, which is a replica of the thousands of boxes of souvenirs and ephemera he compulsively saved.
- Each ‘portrait’ is filled with references to the relevant artist's work, but he also draws on such biographical ephemera as anecdotes and photographs.
- Apart from postcards and letters, I have all sorts of ephemera, such as old cheques, receipts, leases, etc.
- Are these full-fledged art works or just ephemera documenting chemically altered states of consciousness?
- Her huge collection of paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and ephemera were sold in 1998.
- They were part of our lifetime, and their ephemera exists, pristine and whole, not yet chipped or broken, faulty with age, and to me, they are proof positive that monsters are real.
- In the wake of photography, the scrapbook, the flower album, the signature album - all those vehicles for collecting and displaying the ephemera of a lifetime - flourished.
- The science and technology of printed ephemera covers three components: paper, ink, and a method of transferring ink to paper in order to reproduce an original.
- Should we really assume that all people everywhere want to collect digital ephemera and log their lives as they go by?
- There's a slaphappy mix of editorial, including all the parachuted-in staples you'd expect from this type of rag: horoscopes, web ephemera and relationship advice.
- Consisting principally of the artist's photographs of his performances and ‘cut’ buildings in their before and after states, along with conceptual drawings, notes and ephemera, it relies entirely on the power of our imagination.
- I may post storage-closet ephemera the rest of the week, just for fun.
- Finally, even for the most hardened drug user, the overdose of a close friend is likely to be a traumatic and significant event, more readily recalled than the ephemera and vicissitudes of daily drug activity.
objetos coleccionables que no tienen valor intrínseco, como programas de teatro, entradas etc
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.