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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- If he puts up another goose egg this season, he could be gone.
- The current date and time, along with the current month's calendar, are at the top of the screen, and next come summaries of my accounts (none yet) with a big goose egg for my personal worth.
- Another outstanding year and another goose egg on the Cy Young scoreboard.
- But the No.31 team didn't win a race this season, and that goose egg has become an increasing source of frustration.
- For all I know I'll run around making drinks for you all night and at the end you leave me a big goose egg on the tip line.
- He won two races in '96, laid a goose egg in '97 - his first winless season in 16 years - and squeezed out one victory in '98.
- At the end of the meeting, Jae had eight points, Korie had six, Erica had three, and Finnegan had a big goose egg next to her name.
- Not too many teams win in the NFL after putting up goose eggs in the second half.
- In four other seasons, the figure soared to '1' before receding to the familiar goose egg the next year.
- Considering we watched him drop two goose eggs in the Euro League Semifinals and Finals, he should be pumped to be back in the League.
- The 2000 season ended with goose eggs for a number of established major leaguers.
- He's also racked up three goose eggs and appears to be well on his way to taking the next step in his hockey career.
- All three major cultivars of lettuce (romaine, iceberg and butter) come up with the big goose egg in the caffeine department.
- That's two goose eggs in a row, counting the preseason-ending loss to the Raiders.
- The last goalie to record four straight goose eggs was Montreal's Bill Durnan in 1949.
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