In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tastes/public) medianamente cultivado(reading) de nivel intelectual medio
- They do not like things that the vast middle class, middlebrow population likes.
- These are sometimes referred to as romantic novels, but actually, as I understand it, they were more in the nature of middlebrow novels about middle-class family life.
- I know of no rational argument which convinces me that plays that are enjoyed and discussed by intellectuals are any better than plays which entertain a middlebrow audience.
- No thoughtful reader today would dismiss them as predominantly insipid or expressing nothing beyond a contemporary middlebrow understanding.
- I wish that the middlebrow worshippers of the simple would read the nursery rhymes in the light of their original meaning!
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.