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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- Even before they joined up, Frances was designing exclusive millinery to compliment the exquisite footwear.
- To be fair, the stereotypes abound as much as fake flowers on expensive millinery.
- It is my wish that the Paris couturiers reduce the size of the ladies' hats this season, as in years past I have had many unpleasant encounters with enormous millinery.
- Without Milan, there would be no millinery; without Genoa, no blue jeans; without Naples, no ice-cream.
- Visitors to this year's Show will find a wide range of consumer goods, fashion wear, millinery, equestrian clothing, tack, antiques, wines and confectionery on a record 311 trade stands.
- She wears her invisible millinery lightly, though.
- This book covers basic sewing, setting up a workroom, pattern draping, millinery, boning, fabrics, shoes, armour, and many other subjects.
- Getting men to take an interest in what they look like has traditionally been considered uphill work, and in the grand scheme of the fashion industry, the status of menswear has tended to rank somewhere beneath novelty millinery.
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.