In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1posada feminine archaicmesón masculine
- Skipper Mike Rowley loosed moorings that night, after his guests had had a pleasant evening in the local hostelry, and set off to cross one of the world's busiest shipping channels in total darkness.
- The June festival, he tells us, ‘has been a major talking point in our local hostelry for some time, and all of it is negative’.
- Who would have thought that Ireland - known for its myriad of pubs and hostelries - would become the first country in Europe to introduce a total ban on smoking in places of entertainment?
- The Prince of Wales came to the rescue of village life yesterday when he called in for a pint and a whisky chaser at a hostelry in the Yorkshire Dales.
- Police were called to the Three Cups pub in Malmesbury after mayor elect Patrick Goldstone was barred indefinitely from the hostelry in the Triangle.
- Tourism websites show its tranquil streets, its attractive grey stone kirk and its inviting hostelry, The Torphichen Inn.
- I set out towards the local hostelry for a restorative.
- Statistics compiled by CAMRA show that more than one quarter of adults never visit a pub and 20 hostelries a month close around the country.
- Being born in a pub, and not unknown to frequent his local hostelry for a shandy or two, Pembrokeshire author Keith Johnson is eminently qualified to be the author of his latest volume on county watering-holes.
- The Old Bell Hotel, a beautiful hostelry in the heart of the town near to the abbey, serves award-winning French cuisine.
- Rosses Point was overflowing on Friday night last as supporters of St. Valentine thronged to the local restaurants, inns and hostelries to celebrate February 14.
- But yesterday the popular pubgoer was smiling after his local hostelry served him and his friends a special Christmas lunch with all the trimmings.
- The Departure had played only a scattering of gigs in local hostelries before being catapulted onto festival stages in 2004.
- It was all too soon that we started our journey home although we did stop off at a local hostelry to celebrate our successful weekend.
- It was in the Stables, which is our local hostelry.
- Throughout the 20th century the George Inn was a popular hostelry on the edge of the town centre and for many years was a tenanted house belonging to Blackburn brewers Thwaites.
- Local hostelries offering liquid and solid refreshment include the Inverkip Hotel and Village Inn in Inverkip; and the Wemyss Bay Hotel, Wemyss Bay.
- The Kingsdown-based family business is providing the ale at its hostelries across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
- Ten minutes later we were settled in at a local hostelry.
- The Lunch Group is to try out a local hostelry at the end of the month and our usual groups for Scrabble, knit-and-natter and the play reading will take place this month.
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.