In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- No furniture, no clothing, no jewelry, and only one musical instrument, a Jew's harp, were found.
- Playing the accordion, violin, Jew's harp and the zither, a harp-like instrument laid flat on a table, these East Europeans brought Inglewood alive.
- Nowadays, Monk is primarily a vocal composer, although her music often deploys conventional instruments, from piano to Jew's harp.
- And these other guys are no slouches, either, as they prove while seamlessly incorporating bagpipes and Jew's harps.
- They used leaves, Jew's harps, harmonicas, and violins to create a ‘fair razz-a-ma-tazz.’
- The group also use a variety of different sounds throughout this record, including the harmonica, flugalhorn, clarinet, and Jew's harp.
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.