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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- Still, it is risqué by American standards, with lots of sexy love scenes and bawdy humor.
- ‘A bawdy broad, witty and intelligent, with a mouth like a sailor,’ is how Wise describes her.
- They are inveterate gamblers, drink as much beer as their wages will permit, are devoted to bawdy jokes, and use probably the foulest language in the world.
- Her grandmother, Madame Duval from Paris (an English barmaid before ensnaring Evelina's grandfather), shows up and is a marvel of bawdy vulgarity.
- Brothers and sisters should avoid one another in public and refrain from telling bawdy jokes or making sexual remarks in each other's presence.
- The cards revitalized older notions like the comic and dislocated aspects of sexuality which had once found expression in libertine literature, bawdy songs, and burlesque theater.
- In orange and green spray paint that seems almost subtle next to the luminous signatures and bawdy slogans, a simple piece of graffiti is etched onto the wall of the off-license on a Hull estate.
- Interspersing songs with humorous anecdotes in which his bawdy humor and racy wit come into play, audiences never know what's going to happen when Kan Kan takes to the stage.
- For all its bawdy variety, however, Picasso's sexual imagination remains remarkably conventional.
- If little has changed regarding governmental disapproval of bad language and bawdy behavior on TV and radio, things certainly are different for Penn these days.
- Its impressive, often striking visual design and broad, bawdy humour could best be described as an offbeat combination of Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam and Wayne and Shuster.
- Catcalls and lewd hooting spilled forth from the mouths of Chris' bawdy band mates.
- But a spinster living alone with an adult man would surely give rise to bawdy speculation among the locals.
- The bawdy bruiser they call Yogi, whose bear-like qualities extend beyond his physique, is almost embarrassed by the suggestion that beneath his comedic exterior lurks a consummate professional.
- Now bawdy, saucy Bollywood is really getting some respect - and it's about time with the Bombay film industry churning out 1,000 feature films every year.
- The uproarious, bawdy image of these parties is wholly at odds with the petite, soft-spoken 41-year-old divorcee who has masterminded it all.
- Several mainstream game publishers are releasing bawdy games containing nudity and explicit sexual content.
- There is plenty of Shakespeare's bawdy humour too and the sexual innuendoes come thick and fast.
- Publishers splashed sex and violence on risque covers and framed the stories themselves with bawdy advertisements.
- Temples, an amphitheatre, paved roads, toilets and bath houses are uniquely preserved, but it is the individual houses, some with simple mosaics, more than a few with bawdy Roman graffiti, that bring the history to life.
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