In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Unlike an orchestra in which each instrument has a complete range of notes within itself, a set of handbells is like the separated notes of a piano being shared between several people.
- Classes for youth eight years and up include fiddle, band, handbells, drumdancing, guitar, choir, songs and games.
- The 330 residents of Botton Village community on the North York Moors, near Danby, a centre for adults with special needs, rang a 100-note peal on their set of four octave handbells.
- Blending the exquisite sounds of the musical saw, English handbells, and pitched cowbells, this is a one-of-a-kind CD that I hope you will want to own as well as to share with friends and relatives.
- Now the music director said that handbells were too difficult for the members to handle.
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.