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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- ‘Well, we both need the extra credit, and Frau said she'd give anyone who participated fifteen extra points on the next project,’ answered Mindy dryly, smoothing out the pleats in the apron of her dirndl.
- Enter stage right, Karin Stoiber, 60 years of age, in dark, well-cut suit or dirndl, the traditional Bavarian dress, and sensible shoes.
- They were dressed like they're headed to an SCA meeting in Holland, absurd dirndls and some chunky shoes that just screamed ‘white and proud.’
- She even admits to wearing dirndl, a traditional Bavarian costume with an embroidered bodice and a homely apron.
- It is set in an unpromising block, but once you heft aside the wooden door you find yourself in an old apothecary, with glass-fronted cabinets, wood-panelled walls and waitresses in dirndls.
- Most typical and best known by those outside Austria is the dirndl.
- Will it be Bavarian dirndls or the slinky black number?
- I wanted to be up there in a dirndl, not lederhosen!
- While costumes such as kimono, dirndl and military uniforms are understood as national costumes, my definition of costumes in the cultural mapping process is much broader.
- Just in case a passing tourist might suddenly decide to impulse buy a poker-worked Alpenstock, a set of cowbells in diminishing sizes, or a Heidi doll in dirndl and plaits.
- Bavarian bar keepers have been told that the dirndl, generally rather revealing, will have to be replaced as it offers no protection against what the directive calls ‘natural sources of radiation’, meaning sunlight.
- The German population didn't like this move, and they showed it by wearing national costumes, like lederhosen and dirndls.
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