In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mr Tytherleigh noted in his report that there was some open joint pointing to the standstone copings, and commented that some modest pointing was appropriate.
- This refurbishment includes replacement, pointing and refurbishment of stonework on the four faces and the north and south transepts.
- Thus, a drawing by Chiaruttini of 1786 demonstrates that Canova used this form of pointing with a scaled frame and plumb lines for the production of his monument to Clement XIV.
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.