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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- But he was a country bumpkin at heart, already dressed for the weekend in blue overalls, a red plaid shirt, and an old fashioned railroad engineer's striped hat.
- To be honest we were a real bunch of country bumpkins.
- Ministers think only a few country bumpkins are going to be affected, but what am I supposed to do?
- It's funny, but even now in 2002 some people still cling to the idea that we are some bunch of country bumpkins, when the reality is that we are probably as clued up as anyone in Scotland.
- There have portrayed all country people as stupid bumpkins.
- And he wasn't about fall for the trap the country bumpkins at Auburn laid for him.
- Once seen as the tipple for students and country bumpkins, cider is now the drink of the moment.
- Many in his own party regarded him as a country bumpkin who lacked the education and moral character to lead our nation through such a fateful crisis.
- The Chinese also have a familiar term for what we would call a hick or a country bumpkin, and that is a xiali Ba ren, literally, a ‘villager from Ba.’
- Also included in the mix are the two comic country bumpkins, stereotypical toothless hillbillies with their pipes, dilapidated hats, and cargo of farm livestock.
- Country bumpkins in red rural areas who depend on tourists from urban areas but vote Republican can forget our money.
- The country bumpkins, arriving here to gawk, are now more materially behind the urban living average than ever (a recent survey put this at more than African cities).
- Whether you're a city dweller or a country bumpkin like myself, it seems that we all take pleasure in what nature holds for us.
- We country bumpkins are older and wiser and financially poorer now because of increased parish rates.
- Y'see, these country bumpkins from Ontario had the audacity and nerve to cover part one of Pink Floyd's classic The Wall.
- Subtle changes are taking place, though, in our attitudes towards these country bumpkins.
- Our first game against Chelsea was billed as the country bumpkins against the city boys.
- Sometimes, as in the joke about asking directions from a country bumpkin, the easiest way to get from A to B is not to start at A at all.
- This might not seem like news worthy of reporting, but it's the fact that it felt like the visit of a pair of country bumpkins to ‘the big city’ that makes it a noteworthy event.
- Although her elder sister Nancy had immortalised their parents as upper-class bumpkins in the Oxfordshire countryside, their background was in fact exotic.
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