In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Schultze also asks a provocative question, ‘Why do we talk about Internet geeks, hackers, and spammers but never about Internet mensches or saints?’
- George was a mensch, like Holly Whyte or Jane Jacobs, seeing cities in intensely human, interactive terms.
- ‘He's a mensch (a real man),’ says one former ambassador to Paris, now a dovish academic.
- You don't lose by treating colleagues, employees - or anyone for that matter - like a mensch.
- Barry Manilow proves he's a mensch of a pop star, spending an entire week with the contestants as they try to master his material.
- You'll be known in the narrow world of what you do as a mensch.
- Julie, you were a true mensch, the living proof of how one life touches another and another and another until, to paraphrase the Talmud, you have touched the world.
- In the end, he is a mensch whose art and life prove that it is possible to be both a model of artistic freedom and a responsible and caring soul.
- To begin with, you'd strive for being a mensch by giving cheerfully and compassionately and not grudgingly.
- If nothing else, I want to go out, I want to die like a man, like a mensch, like a good person.
- She is a lucky girl to have had such a mensch for a dad, and to learn about it, perhaps later than sooner.
- If you want to be a real mensch, try to help get her into counseling and treatment.
- But Torre got more chances to manage, in large measure because he is such an unbelievable mensch.
- Prudie thinks you should take the high road, be a mensch, and send the significant ex a handwritten note letting her know you've tied the knot.
- Eplboim, 32, certainly can be called a mensch - Yiddish, for an admirable person.
- Remember, the ladies will always go for a real mensch no matter what.
- Joyner, ever the mensch, nearly always grants the wish.
- A mensch is someone who won't turn the dial in the Milgram experiment no matter what the experimenter says, and who will tell his boss that some basic practice of the organization they both work for is stupid and immoral.
- He's a hard worker, earnest mensch, family man, and tasteful patriot, everything you could demand of a sports hero.
- My grandmother would say, ‘You've got to be a mensch, ‘and that has to do with what we used to call character.
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.