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 am fortunate in that I have enough houseroom to have a proper temple area instead of setting things up only as I need them.
- In short it turns out that play hardware occupies houseroom in a wholly different and much less efficient way.
- In good times, wives could use this houseroom to bring in cash.
- "Such," says an official report, "is the lack of houseroom in the city that any kind of tenement can be immediately crowded with lodgers, if there is space."
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