In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The copy was presented by the author to Claudio Gremese, a witness in this case, on 27 April 1992, shortly before the priority date of the patent, and its flyleaf is inscribed accordingly…
- Corresponding to these marks are five small actual holes piercing the thickness of the paper cover to reveal glints of the flyleaf beneath.
- Yet the flyleaf describes this book as a ‘haunting memoir [that] weaves together the life of a mother and daughter caught in the web of that mother's ambition.’
- The flyleaf gives no biography or history on the author and I must admit a net search turned up only the review book itself, so I am led to believe that this may have been his first published effort.
- With these lines from Rudyard Kipling's poem on the flyleaf, begins one of the most exciting, thrilling and disturbing novels about war.
- In fact all photographs of the author in the flyleaves of books in his lengthy series are ambiguous.
- Instead, there are hundreds of strips, scraps, paste-downs, and flyleaves to be found, matched, deciphered, and transcribed.
- In his will, Michele d' Alessio stipulated that any unbound volumes should be bound, and that each book should be annotated on its flyleaf with his name as donor.
- This begins to explain why, on the flyleaves of many books by internationally known Caribbean authors, it is not uncommon to find a dedication to Henry Swanzy.
- Can you be sure that there isn't a fond inscription written inside the flyleaf of the book your aunt gave you last December, which you are now palming off on your friend?
- When he peeked inside at the flyleaf he saw the simpering face, the tuft of copper hair that screamed ‘Tintin ‘, the shifty eyes that looked out through a pair of tortoise-shell glasses.’
- My daughter Debbie gave me Bridget Jones' Diary, and she wrote on the flyleaf, ‘I'm so glad you're not like Bridget Jones's mother’.
- Readers writing in books usually takes the form of notes in the side margins of a book, though there are those who will scribble on the flyleaf or fill up the endpapers.
- He reread, as he read, with obsessed intentness, filling flyleaves with pencilled codes that helped him retrieve any beauty, any bathos.
- Again, even before the title page and immediately following the flyleaf, there is a list of ‘Style and usage labels’.
- O'Neill's own photograph on the flyleaf of the book shrieks gravitas, but in real life he's a charmer.
- Digging a little farther down in the litter of items at my feet, I discovered a first-edition KKK ritual with Z.'s name written on the flyleaf.
- You may be tempted to steal a glance inside the flyleaf of the book jacket and study the black-and-white photograph of the writer.
- Following the flyleaf advertisements on the books became a great way to find other gay male pulps.
- You may find on the flyleaf the signature of ‘Col X’ with the date, ‘2 Nov 1933’.
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.