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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- But he also has the whiners, loafers, jonesers, and all of the no-good lazy bums, male and female, without a work ethic opposing his every move.
- Those loafers went on to tame the wild buffalo that made the Rocky Mountains.
- But if we agree that hacks and loafers resort to lies because they don't know how else to make great journalism, what can we say about reporters from the Pantheon who marbled their journalism with fiction?
- When a private citizen is robbed a worthy man is deprived of the fruits of his industry and thrift; when the government is robbed the worst that happens is that certain rogues and loafers have less money to play with than they had before.
- Among these were a couple of cyclists, a jobbing gardener I employed sometimes, a girl carrying a baby, Gregg the butcher and his little boy, and two or three loafers and golf caddies who were accustomed to hang about the railway station.
- The sophisticated loafer always finds an excuse to avoid work.
- The occupants are not commuters, but people belonging to a category lying somewhere between loafers and busybodies.
- Fashionistas, loafers and creative-looking sorts cram the graffiti-garnished cafes on Kastanienallee, their confidence in their own hipness rising like steam from a miso soup.
- I was standing by the paddock surveying the latest in a line of equine flatterers and good-for-nothing loafers in which I was about to invest.
- He had no use for cheaters or braggers or loafers.
- So he thinks that it's about time you loafers got yourself a job.
- With many of its 45 miles of trails lift-accessed, Mount Snow courts hikers, mountain bikers, and loafers.
- All the Quality People can do is keep pushing 'em north and eventually it'll be Castle Downs' problem, and those loafers have had a free ride of it ever since their lots were nothing but mink ranch and army landfill.
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