In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This year is a special year for Methodists as it is the tercentenary of John Wesley's birth.
- The tercentenary of the creation of Khalsa has given us a lot to think and ponder about.
- In May 2007, the next Scottish election will coincide with the tercentenary of the Treaty of Union.
- And, of course, the tercentenary of the 1709 migration is only a few years away.
- In addition, the Club's promoters wanted to ensure that Gilbert's place in the history of English science was appreciated and that the tercentenaries of his book and death were observed appropriately.
- An exhibition mounted to celebrate the tercentenary of the college is on view until April 1 at the Yale University Art Gallery.
- In 1968, a sixth prize was added, in Economics, donated by the Bank of Sweden to celebrate its tercentenary.
- The acknowledged stimulus to writing this book was the tercentenary of Peter the Great's visit to England in 1696.
- They chose as their theme the tercentenary of chemical industries in America.
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.