In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Victoria Day Weekend is traditionally the kick off for summer in Canada.
- Before Victoria Day became a national Holiday, people had celebrated Empire Day, beginning in the 1890s as Victoria approached her Diamond jubilee in 1897.
- If you'd like to read more about it, see the full Victoria Day story.
- Students research the history and current status of Victoria Day in Canada, including why the people of Quebec do not celebrate this holiday.
- If a non-qualified employee is not asked to work on Victoria Day, he or she gets the day off with no pay.
- So we were high and dry for Victoria Day.
- In 1957, Victoria Day was permanently appointed as the Queen's birthday in Canada.
- Shown below are just a few of the fun Victoria Day Trips and areas to explore.
el lunes anterior al 24 de mayo, en que se conmemora el nacimiento de la reina Victoria
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.