Recent DNA research and a study of primary sources show us that in the case of our family the origin of the surname is Mac Eáin. The McCains are a classic Gaelic patronymic clan. The Patriarch of the clan was named Eáin ~ a loan word to Gaelic from the Latin Iohannes which in turn is from the Hebrew y'hohanan, meaning 'Jehovah has favoured.' Eáin was a form of Iohannes that is found in the Gaelic dialect in use in Argyll, the southern Isles & parts of Ulster from the 15th Century onward.
Yorkshire Saying Poster Print "never do owt for nowt" - A3
Oggi a Le Flaneur brassadela per tutti! Il nome di questa ciambella, che si mangia tradizionalmente nel periodo pasquale, deriva dal fatto che veniva infilata al braccio (brasso in dialetto veronese significa braccio) per essere meglio trasportata. Today at Le Flaneur everybody is eating brassadela. This traditional Easter cake got its name (brasso in Veronese dialect means arm) from the fact that it used to be put on the wrist to be easily carried.
British English Slang - I've got a couple of additions to this one:'Dog's dinner' commonly means 'a mess', something that's gone wrong, rather than 'dressed nicely'. There's also a common extension to the 'going to bed' phrase, where you say: "I'm climbing the wooden hill to Bedfordshire.