In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Far from being naive or credulous in the face of blind biology I say that it is our human experience of heroism and selflessness which best defines us.
- One of his comments there pungently countered the litany from credulous believers that you must always keep an open mind.
- There's the simple, straightforward, credulous voice of the listener, who takes bands, songs and packages at face value.
- The credulous nature of Americans drew only contempt from him.
- Alas, even the most credulous of children find it pretty hard to suspend disbelief when all your heroes end up looking like vaudeville characters on the turps.
- Reporters and editors are credulous, fearful, and flatly bamboozled.
- That didn't stop the Macedonians claiming it or credulous journalists believing them or readers accepting what they had been told as the truth.
- But then, there's no ear more credulous than the one that yearns to believe.
- This is not a new approach, since mediums have long done readings for their credulous clients.
- Yet if it is power the initial persona seeks, the stakes would surely need to be higher than the pleasure of manipulating a few docile and credulous tourists.
- But never be so credulous that you just believe everything that you're told.
- And no one, apart from the most credulous romantic, believed him.
- They can predictably be seen pushing the ‘Christian Nation’ idea to their credulous readers.
- One almost gets the impression that we are so credulous of such wild predictions because we secretly want them to come true.
- We're credulous creatures and easily impressed by things we don't understand.
- Even back then, it seemed incontrovertibly absurd to think that someone would be so credulous about televised messages.
- I had a lady bring to my attention recently yet another exploitation of the credulous and the vulnerable through the postal services.
- It was so credulous and uncritical that it made me wonder if it was an advert for bioresonance and if someone might be getting discounted treatment as a consequence.
- Fourth, the fact that metaphysics is inescapable does not mean one has to be naïve or credulous about it.
- Do they think we're illiterate, or simply utterly credulous?
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.