In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There will also be a show of local crafts including fretwork, crystal glass, embroidery, dancing costumes, place mats, potted plants, flowers, and taxidermy.
- Besides badminton, sister pursuits of poetry composition today might include butterfly collecting, taxidermy, face painting and spelunking.
- Among other works evocative of a colonial place and time was Paris-based Huang Yong Ping's taxidermy representation of an event involving a hunting elephant besieged by an enraged tiger.
- Back in the 1800's, Mr. Potter (I'n hoping he's not relation to Beatrix because that would be way too creepy) took taxidermy to a new level.
- But, thanks to Heaney's artistic taxidermy, the story and all it symbolizes will endure well into the new millennium.
- Gould saw an opportunity and demonstrated an immediate aptitude for the art of taxidermy.
- Not long ago, she began photographing the Peabody Museum's taxidermy collection.
- It is not known whether John Gould was instructed in taxidermy or self-taught, but his earliest bird specimens showed great skill in preparation.
- That direction converges at the New York Museum of Natural History where dioramas and taxidermy reconfigure notions of exhibition, eugenics and conservation.
- The gamekeeper, Stephane - played by Denis Lavant - is interested in trapping and taxidermy.
- We do taxidermy, which means we arrange skin; we try to put the appearance of life back into what was destroyed in the hunt.
- For the animal parts, she worked from taxidermy specimens.
- Rather than ridicule taxidermy as barbaric or bizarre, Abecassis wisely chooses to let her subjects reveal themselves through their fastidious work habits and aesthetic concerns.
- Scriver's success in sculpting animal forms for his taxidermy work encouraged the artist to pursue more traditional forms of sculpture.
- She once explained her passion for taxidermy by saying: ‘You get an animal that's blasted and shot up, and you think, how on earth am I going to fix this?’
- Others have no stomach for killing, and practise taxidermy merely as an art.
- A Case of Curiosities is devoted to the art of taxidermy, decorative, restorative and anthropomorphic.
- The process of taxidermy sees the skin of an animal removed, preserved and arranged around a model of the original body.
- Stuffing, inevitably, was something that Davis was pretty familiar with, for in what he quaintly refers to as his ‘downtime’, he likes nothing more than to pootle away at his taxidermy.
- At McCallie Military School he practised amateur taxidermy and grew lawn grass in his bedroom; he was expelled from Brown University after being caught with a woman in his rooms.
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.