In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The secular press and politicians are professedly scared of a right-wing ‘takeover’ of the United States and its cherished institutions.
- To be sure, many worldly-wise, professedly neutral Washington types will read this book as the self-serving defense of a wounded partisan.
- It is about all of us in the context of a professedly multi-cultural society which should conform to the constitutional legitimacy of a social, democratic and secular republic.
- They need not moralize about conservation and efficiency as ‘personal virtue,’ although they also need not be as curiously skittish of that notion as this professedly pious administration.
- In today's Europe - professedly pacifist, postnationalist, antihegemonic - an expression like ‘axis of evil’ wins few friends, and the idea of actually confronting the axis of evil still fewer.
- It must be said that a professedly cash strapped County Board has fouled up a great chance to pull in some badly needed revenue by playing these two games at separate venues on Sunday.
- Yet each feels terrible about his own hypocrisy and accompanying appetites for what he professedly hates, and so looks to express angst on the cheap.
- For one thing, they assume that Sartre's movement toward a professedly revolutionary stance should be judged by its own claims.
- Even among the professedly deeply religious, actions don't always match up so well with the tenets of belief.
- Weeding out professedly gay applicants is one, rather brutal, way of restoring the balance.
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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.