In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Religionthe Epistles — las Epístolas
- St Paul's Epistle to Timothy — la epístola de San Pablo a Timoteo
2humorous(letter)epístola feminine humorous
- The opinions expressed in these evocative epistles were remarkably forthright and revealing.
- I have read your epistle at least once a day since I received it with the exception of Sunday and then I perused it twice.
- When he failed to receive payment, he followed up with letters, and these hilarious epistles are what he shared with us.
- I could almost hear her merry laugh ringing across the harbor as I slowly walked along the pier, reading her return epistle.
- Regardless of the content of the epistle, there is still something exciting about receiving an email or a letter from someone close.
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.