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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- Growing up, it's funny how words get to be opprobrious.
- In this more recent instance, Atkinson found an opprobrious term rolling nicely off the tongue.
- While one should deplore the heavy-handed censorship that made the Index of Forbidden Books so opprobrious, no one can wonder why the censors found Hume a prime candidate for that infamous canon.
- The term also entered popular journalism of the 1920s and 30s, used of composers as unalike as Varèse and Bartók, generally with opprobrious intent.
- In short, valuing for the increment added by improvements, if not an everyday occurrence, is by no means so odd as to attract the opprobrious epithet ‘impractical’.
- Sponsors are withdrawing advertisements featuring the couple and websites have been flooded with opprobrious messages.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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