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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- I turned to see an unshaven, uncleaned, homeless hobo.
- Instead the poor guys ‘looked like hoboes and lived like pigs.’
- Migration was not limited to the poor, of course, although existing studies of tramps and hoboes present intriguing questions.
- I have a feeling I looked like a homeless hobo that sleeps under anything she can find.
- In the hard times of the 1930s, unemployed men and transient hobos often took temporary refuge on the island, erecting small shantytowns of tents.
- Nonetheless, hobos, like tramps, acquired a reputation for their carefree way of life, their predilection for booze, and a canon of whimsical folk songs and stories.
- When we talked to that deranged hobo in the park who looked kind of like Dr. Phil, you said you'd do anything to save our friendship.
- He knew it was probably just some hobo, but it was still unnerving.
- Cohen includes a category of songs about hoboes, tramps, vagabonds, etc. who populated the boxcars and rail-yards in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
- A few hobos and bag ladies wearing multiple layers of dirty, mismatched clothing leaned against the wall adjacent to the bench.
- So he dressed down, stopped shaving and tried to pass himself off as just another anonymous hobo.
- C'mon, he's a movie star, not some random hobo on the street!
- Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, Eleanor cared for a succession of hoboes, vagabonds, and bums who called at the back door of the large house the family owned on Hamond Street in Chicago.
- During my Mother's growing up days an old hobo lived in a dugout in the vicinity of her little town.
- Lauren laughed, ‘He was probably some hobo on the streets before.’
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