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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- In 1784, the hotel housed a coffee house which laid claim to being the most elegant of its kind in Britain, perhaps in Europe.
- I'd been, well - let's just call it ‘back-packing’ through Turkey, and I'd crawled into a coffee house to escape the midday sun.
- Till its recent closure, this locality also had the city's only decent library, as well as a bustling coffee house patronised by the intelligentsia.
- The hotel also has its own coffee house, restaurant and sauna.
- We drink it in the smallest coffee house I've ever seen - a place on the silk-vendors street, as wide as its doors.
- The high point of the English coffee house was from 1652 to 1780.
- Four months later Hobgood was having lunch in the coffee house in the basement of St. Bartholomew's Lutheran Church.
- ‘Consumers in Britain are looking around for something else - a third alternative to the coffee house and pub,’ Philip said.
- They want to renovate the cottage in the future, possibly into a coffee house, the profits of which could go towards the local charity.
- A cup of coffee in a London coffee house sells for $3 - $4.
- The Lloyd's insurance market in London was originally a coffee house.
- Coffee lovers should head for Gambrinus, a coffee house in the 19th-century grand style.
- I put ‘new’ in quotes because there is of course nothing new about the coffee house in England or in my fascination with cafe life.
- Minutes later I was having coffee with my German friend Hanko in the coffee house next to the hotel.
- At the British base at Basra ‘international airport’ a group of Indians opened a coffee house serving lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos for the British troops.
- He says six gunmen opened fire on him as he sat in a coffee house, after having returned from the international donor's conference.
- Shopkeepers are being asked dress their shop windows with items from the period while local restaurants and coffee houses are being asked to serve only food of the period.
- The thick smoke from Old World coffee houses infects the air, and our feet fly along cobble-stoned back streets to cheap hotels and late night meetings.
- John Frost's 1793 trial opens a discussion of spatial shifts from the civilized sociability of the coffee house to the courts, prison, and the pillory.
- It looks like it belongs in a 1920s coffee house and, I think, adds a touch of class to my desk.
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