In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the small print — la letra pequeña / menuda
- The small print at the bottom of the page said it was printed in 1930.
- This is noted by the author's biography listed at the bottom of the article in small print.
- Their names are recorded in small print on the backs of dusty album sleeves or frayed concert programs, as sidemen and women.
- This text appeared at the end of twenty-one lines of very small print at the end of a page.
- In small print at the bottom were a list of advisory pamphlets that were available, apparently in all major dialects and communication methods.
- One policy seen by Scotland on Sunday ran to 13 pages of small print containing 15,000 words.
- The problem was I remembered the story as being really big when it was just a very small three paragraph article written in small print.
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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.