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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- Gear later said that their genesis probably lay in the towering pitheads, woods and girders of his industrial childhood.
- Alongside the headgear at the pithead stood the colliery manager's house.
- Basic improvements, like the provision of baths at every single pithead in the country, were made - but miners had to wait until nationalisation after the Second World War to see them.
- There was Mr Fox and his trucks carting coal from the pitheads and they were held not to be in the coalmining industry.
- But the men who labour far below the last remaining pitheads of Yorkshire are not fuelling the power stations any more.
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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.