In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I would take a flitch, lift the head up and go back, and before I started my next cut, I would take the flitch and spin it 90 degrees.
- He felt that each tree had a soul, explaining that ‘each flitch, each board, each plank can have only one ideal use.’
- This code applies to all sawmills engaged in the sawing of round logs and flitches of all timber species, into sawn timber.
- These companies purchase the quality of logs as dictated by their customers, cut them into flitches and slice them into fancy face veneers
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.