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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- Good manners are of vital importance in the desert.
- Along with good manners, it pretty much expired politically in Canada this week.
- Whenever she was around Erik, good manners were lost to her.
- Having good manners yourself doesn't give you a licence to correct everyone else.
- I believed, erroneously, that an appeal to good manners would win the day.
- Peter, for all his good manners, seems particularly dull.
- Harriet, in her late 60s, flaunted only good manners.
- He once declared that his chief aim was to improve good manners throughout the school.
- I want to use this occasion to praise you all for the good manners you showed in front of my protégés.
- Jacqui stressed that most good manners make good sense.
- You've instructed them on good manners at home.
- He was a rather sweet child with remarkably good manners.
- First, there is the question of good manners.
- Yet in my opinion, little attention is paid by elementary education or parents to the forming of good manners.
- He was placid and easy-going, with good manners.
- Good manners were an essential part of our upbringing.
- Good manners go a long way in any culture.
- He's very civilized and has very good manners.
- The pursuit of excellence should not be confused with good manners.
- Good manners always prevent anyone from hearing them.
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