In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Other Protestants were respondents who could not be coded as evangelical or mainline Protestants, such as Mennonites and Christian churches.
- Founded in 1984, by three traditionally pacifist churches, the Mennonites, Brethren and Quakers, the Christian Peacemaker Teams claim that they are reducing violence in the world ‘by getting in the way’.
- Baptists shared these characteristics with Free Churches, Mennonites, Assemblies of God, Brethen, Salvation Army, and others.
- In the late nineteenth century many Mennonite congregations - influenced by the Dutch Mennonites, American Protestantism, and American secular culture - gave up the older traditions.
- The author of this article was a member of this group, among which were members of other churches such as Mennonites and student groups at the University Christian Union.
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.