In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- However, the attractions of the public house or beerhouse was not merely to play darts, crib or dominoes.
- This building, located on Dublin Street, enjoys a strong trade as both a public house and hotel.
- The family has been based in London for a number of years and they ran a number of successful public houses, including the famous Archway Tavern in North London.
- Some parks and roads have been named after him and there is a public house named the Daylight Inn.
- As with so many good ideas in this little country of ours the seeds were sown over a couple of pints in a local public house.
- He thus adduced from the landlord evidence that she was a well-known troublemaker in local public houses.
- Narberth boasted at least two dozen public houses through the 19th century - ranging from terraced ale-houses to coaching inns.
- They all confirmed that they had not been into the public house opposite the hotel at any time.
- Recently my wife and I visited a local public house for a meal.
- However, said the report, the wider area contains a number of public houses and other local facilities.
- Public health groups want to make the city the first in Britain to prohibit smoking in all workplaces - including bars, cafes, nightclubs and public houses.
- Once they have been paid, they will head straight for the nearest public house and a pint of best bitter.
- Sunday was still a day of tranquillity and gloom when the trains did not run, and shops and theatres were closed, as also were public houses in Wales and Scotland.
- The smoking ban has caused little trouble in our local public houses.
- In public houses, appropriate etiquette includes not gesturing for service.
- The members met monthly in a local public house to transact business and have a convivial time.
- Originally public houses were meeting places in towns and villages for local businessmen but with advent of large commercial chains many of the small pubs have closed.
- It won't be long before Swindon consists of nothing but public houses and hotels.
- The local public houses have received threatening letters.
- Sometimes she would go to the local public house and make some sandwiches.
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.