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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- Soames looked him up and down before dismissing him with a pithy phrase from a great wartime leader.
- - Thanks to Joe for this pithy summary of the relevant issues.
- But Porter does not shy away from the pithy language of the street, when it seems called for.
- He wrote plain English, punctuated by short pithy sentences.
- The emails ranged from pithy observations to throwaway responses.
- Fighting for the Future, for all its provocative arguments and pithy language, sometimes borders on the apocalyptic.
- And the connection is a pithy phrase of Deputy Noonan's dating back to the 1987 election campaign.
- And I'm not going to end with a pithy summary.
- I didn't truly understand Dean Ricci when he uttered this pithy quote during an admissions interview.
- Maybe you'll be glad to see the end of my pithy exam summaries, who knows?
- The bard might have had some pithy poetic observations on Wilson's vision of corporate sponsorship.
- The clarity of ideas and the interlacing of pithy quotes make this a readable, thought-provoking book.
- Knox delivers his one pithy line of the scene.
- Every few minutes our phones beep with some pithy comment from each other.
- The narration is flooded with wonderfully pithy, insightful commentary.
- I'm too tired to come up with something pithy.
- We live in the age of fast food and pithy one-liners.
- One of those pithy phrases that tie together life, death, and the transcendental power of the written word.
- For once, I have no pithy rejoinder to tack on to a post.
- And it's years since I've heard anyone pile up as many pithy one-liners.
- When the trees bloom in March or April, the Walkers try to remove any remaining old, pithy fruit.
- In particular, its attractive golden rind is not a distinct, pithy covering like that of a true citrus fruit, but is thin, soft, and pulpy.
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.