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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- I did not see any reference to the oath of allegiance which servicemen and women take.
- The Australian Government is currently constructing a war memorial in London to commemorate those Australians who fought and died alongside British servicemen in the two world wars.
- The range of poets and of verses chosen is extremely wide and includes poetry written by servicemen, by survivors of the concentration camps, and by civilians who survived the war in London, Warsaw and Moscow.
- He also discusses his experience with the attitudes of fellow servicemen in WWII, and all his arguments taken together are convincing.
- When Goody arrives, his gruff, dictatorial but tongue-in-cheek interplay with the young servicemen must be seen to be appreciated.
- With the United States entering the war in 1941, American servicemen began to be posted to England.
- The contributions of African American servicemen during the Second World War have long gone unheralded by history.
- He is a US serviceman on leave in London.
- In the darkest days of the siege of Malta (1941-3), to stir the hearts of the war-weary, groups of servicemen used to set up amateur radio performances of Henry V.
- Jukebox operators reported that often such tunes got little play - even less from servicemen seeking respite from camp life.
- Four decades later, it is revealing to compare her grief over suddenly losing her serviceman husband with Iris suddenly losing her mother.
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.