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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- Eyebrow-raising in print, they sound gripping here because of Andrews' glorious dagger-through-honey vocals, which combine with occasional strings and his band's raw passion to produce a corking debut.
- He caught me with a corking right upper cut - I didn't know whether I was in Manchester or Las Vegas for a split second.
- Up until this morning, this was - as I am sure you will agree - a corking idea.
- Two corking matches tomorrow and Tuesday, for starters.
- Somehow these two elements were combined in a corking afternoon's football at Dens Park yesterday that demonstrated Scottish football still has a pulse.
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