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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- They make a nice antidote to the Anglophobia of the breakfast rooms, where a persuasive case is made for polished mahogany, willowware and crustless toast.
- You'll also see hand-painted vases, Toby jugs, majolica, and willowware, examples of Pyro (the first ovenware), royal dinner services, and sculpture by modern artists.
- This successful woodenware and willowware merchant was a dedicated philanthropist.
- Not unless there's a mortgage company that takes down payments in sixties Superhero comic books and Great Aunt Martha's willowware.
- On these were placed all the old china the farmhouse attic afforded; including numerous pieces of the old blue and white willowware pattern.
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.