In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He and his girlfriend, Diane McGarry, entertained a bundle of young nieces and nephews at Christmas.
- Unmarried women living with parents or siblings will take care of the parents or nephews and nieces.
- He adores his nieces and nephews, but is unconcerned that he won't have children of his own.
- Many of her siblings and nieces and nephews have visited her since her move to Zimbabwe in the sixties.
- My nieces and nephews in the same age group who knew the kids said the argument was over water.
- His children and nephews watch silently as the mammal's fat and rich, bloody meat is removed.
- He also feels duty bound to promote not only his own children but also his nieces and nephews.
- You are so much to so many people, husband, dad, son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend.
- Mary excelled at knitting and produced many beautiful garments for her nieces and nephews.
- She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, who were very special to her.
- Your kids are like my own nieces and nephews and Devon has gotten to be like a brother.
- Do uncles have special bonds with their nieces, which aunts have with their nephews?
- On occasion his position became hereditary, sons, cousins, nephews succeeding.
- He is survived by his brother, sisters, nephews, nieces and by other relations.
- He was also a doting uncle who could always be depended upon to looking after his treasured nieces and nephews.
- To Derek, Michelle and family and all his nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends.
- He also enjoyed the many family occasions of his nieces and nephews, who always took special care of him.
- His is regretted by his brother, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
- Prayers of the Faithful were read by Brendan, Alan and Karen, nephews and niece of the deceased.
- That was no surprise as she was a member of a family steeped in sport and she was always proud of the success of her nephews and nieces.
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