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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- The theme, an eight-bar structure of stentorian semibreve piano chords, receives six doggedly unvaried statements.
- The cantus firmus is sounded in semibreves in the middle of the three voices.
- For the first time the minim is now fully accepted as a note-value in its own right rather than as a special kind of semibreve.
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.