In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The camera pans past a harpist to show the scene through the strings of the harp - and the harpist's strumming hand gives the appearance of caressing Cleopatra's body.
- One of Ireland's leading harpists, Clíona Doris has extensive experience as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.
- If hiring harpists or a string quartet for the church, ask them (before booking) if they would also play for an hour or so at your reception; they should do this for no extra cost.
- Laurie Pappajohn, a local harpist, and her group played traditional music of the mystics using medieval Celtic instruments.
- Máire is considered to be one of the world's greatest harpists and a chief exponent of Irish traditional music abroad.
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.