In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's not big, but it has a floating dock 10 metres out with a diving board and the water is relatively algae free.
- Scarborough magistrates heard yesterday that John dived from a diving board around 3pm.
- When the three Mayer's were done jumping from the diving board, it was Leo's turn.
- Avery only learned this summer and that was the day he dived off the diving board.
- The facility has no diving boards, but sports an eight-lane Colorado Time Systems scoreboard and an on-deck whirlpool and dry sauna.
- Ethan jumped off the diving board, and I slid in on the side.
- Every year at school he opened the swimming season by diving from the high diving board; something his pupils never forgot.
- An Olympic sized swimming pool boasted a diving board and slide, and a gas barbecue was just begging to be used next to a picnic table.
- I walked straight to the diving board and dived in.
- I did take a picture of Bree jumping off the diving board, which would turn out to look pretty cool.
- Shaylee yelled as she jumped off the diving board doing a cannonball.
- Chessa did a perfect swan dive off the diving board into rippling water below her.
- So when they walked into the pool area, he took his post and she dived off the diving board.
- Chelsea screamed from over on the other side of the pool, getting ready to jump off the diving board.
- The other pool was a plain old rectangle with some swimming lanes, diving boards and water nets.
- But our local swimming pool never had a diving board so I was slightly concerned when I had to jump off.
- It felt as if she was jumping off the high diving board, terrified with air rushing past her.
- Others dived nimbly off the diving board into blue water of the deep end of the huge swimming pool.
- A diving board and three entrance ladders, along with marble angels adorned it.
- It was like he had just jumped off a diving board and belly flopped on the concrete below.
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