In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- While he was doing so, one of his friends got a foolscap page, drew the TV3 logo on it and stuck it onto the screen.
- Always he wrote on the back of foolscap paper, the front of which was filled with an early draft of a section of one of his books.
- I would write six sides of this big foolscap with tiny lines.
- There will be about ten sides of foolscap paper, including perhaps half a dozen game reports.
- One day I gave her a chapter on four foolscap sheets.
- The menu is a single page of foolscap, but what a page!
- She took foolscap paper, turned and folded it to form page spreads, and sewed it to hold the sheets together.
- Her CV, hand scrawled in a bi-tel across nine pages of A4 foolscap is a terribly poignant autobiography.
- A music journalist in front of me rips out a sheet of foolscap paper and spills himself on it.
- Jack was furious when I put that blank piece of foolscap, headed Our Achievements, on the Bute House cabinet table.
- One writer swears by always writing longhand in foolscap paper in fluorescent orange colours.
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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?
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