In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Whiston's openness in this regard is likely one of the reasons Newton eventually broke with his quondam disciple.
- According to his brief official biography, this quondam insurance broker entered the House of Lords a year after inheriting a title from his grandfather, in 1986.
- Thus they would not have mindlessly and naively misjudged the imperialist treaty diplomacy of the Soviet Union, quondam ally of Nazi Germany.
- To this quondam mid-Warwickshire suburbanite, who liked to think that his Cotswold relatives conferred a kind of rusticity, it brought back his own first encounter with Bristol some time in the spring of 1956, just turned seventeen.
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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.