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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- We demand information, both essential facts and trivia, about whatever we eat and drink.
- The Bank of England website contains a treasure trove of banknote trivia.
- Nigel has provided a site which gives statistical information and many items of trivia about the club.
- I have a disturbing fascination with minutiae, general knowledge, pointless facts and other trivia.
- This book abounds in detailed memories and fascinating trivia of this sort.
- Interesting trivia and movie minutia will grace your screen as you watch the film.
- One night I happened to be there during the weekly trivia game hosted in the coffee shop.
- The contents are more or less similar to ordinary diaries in that they both record daily trivia.
- Apart from a trip to the supermarket, we stayed home, catching up on trivia of course but, mostly, just resting.
- It was a great concept, a book of trivia to help lift the drab, austere grey days of the mid fifties…
- Weird bits of trivia detailing how much stuff we've lost and how weird some of it is, seem to have become perennial news items.
- Off the pitch he is renowned as a sporting trivia expert with a remarkably wide range of knowledge.
- Chattering about tabloid trivia or television celebrity shows, he can barely conceal his lack of interest.
- I was dragged up on stage and forced to take part in the trivia quiz!
- It's a safe piece of trivia that no one expects but then it's pretty easy to remember.
- Having heard it repeated a few times, I now find it's one of those pieces of trivia that I simply know.
- It was a testament to the public's thirst for trivia and anecdote.
- The incredulity, thinking further back, at all the trivia through the last decade we got ourselves worked up over.
- As a result of talking to no one of any importance, they fell into the trap that so many in the media do of becoming obsessed with spin and trivia.
- Newspapers always mix the trivial with the important, for the very good reason that trivia can be entertaining.
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.