In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Similar picturesque thatched cottages with lattice windows are illustrated in the children's picture sheets issued by early nineteenth-century publishers.
- What, from the outside, seem like gloomy lattice windows prove within to be vivid mosaics of coloured glass.
- The halls of the keep were large and airy, with polished stone floors and huge lattice windows.
- Finally she felt the urge to slide back the lattice window that separated them, and she indeed did so.
- It has lattice windows and its own seating area with a wrought-iron gas fireplace with remote control.
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.