In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But even this unobjectionable piece was marred by Woodruff's need to explain that ‘blog’ is short for ‘web log.’
- Much of the policing so far is unobjectionable in its goals and motivation but barely acceptable in the costs to innocent civilian bystanders.
- Some small measure of this may be unobjectionable, but if the War on Terrorism takes as long as the administration warns, it will become unbearably stultifying.
- The first change concerned the distribution of powers between the members of the commission and is unobjectionable if the proper procedure had been followed.
- And exuberance is surely sometimes entirely unobjectionable, not least in a book that praises it.
- While the day-to-day coverage of the campaign was unobjectionable, no newspaper conducted a serious investigation into Bloomberg's history.
- Other typical questions, and appropriate unobjectionable neutral answers, include: What magazines and newspapers do you subscribe to or read regularly?
- I am glad that I added Jack's blog to my list of unobjectionable content (check out his recent post on anthrax).
- Bush got what he wanted - a Supreme Court nominee too unobjectionable to be filibustered.
- Structural regulation, not involving direct control of speech but intended to make sure that the market works well, is also unobjectionable.
- The new forms of state intervention into our private lives are seen as unobjectionable by many commentators and intellectuals; indeed, they see them as desirable.
- In contrast to the graphic and scary depiction of parental behaviour in previous NSPCC initiatives, today's ‘Someone To Turn To’ campaign appears unobjectionable.
- The consolation here is that the garden is clean and unobjectionable, requiring no more than grass cutting from Graham and general weeding and pruning from me.
- That statement is true, and therefore unobjectionable.
- As nakedness goes, the piece is a fairly tame, unobjectionable example.
- In some cases, like eligibility for social welfare payments, the targets can be identified fairly objectively by income testing and the process is unobjectionable.
- That would have been mushy but unobjectionable.
- With this easy-to-use device, not available in stores, you can repackage an unobjectionable or toadying remark as an act of verbal courage.
- More evidence that racism is unobjectionable as long as it is in the service of liberalism.
- So, to recap - Clayton finds punitive damages unobjectionable on moral grounds, but dislikes the natural procedural workings of the system that's necessary for cases to be brought under the adversarial system.
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.