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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- We have been long used to calling obese persons ‘healthy’ and looking at a paunch as the sign of prosperity.
- A paunch could be an obscene thing to many, but never mind that a number of policemen have it in the city.
- He is more interested in getting drunk, making out and filling his growing paunch.
- Francisco moved to the desk, adjusting the towel around the paunch of his waist before bending over the bottom drawer.
- This is rich coming from a bald old guy with a bushy beard and a paunch like a kangaroo.
- They flow over paunches and make no definite statements about waists.
- He had a slight paunch at his waistline but it was solid.
- In India a slight paunch is seen as a sign of prosperity?
- Within a month, you are guaranteed a paunch, a pot belly, and the inability to walk up stairs.
- He works out frequently, totes no middle-aged paunch and looks ready to carry on with another 20 years of activity.
- His appearance was quite ordinary, ordinary height, ordinary brown hair and eyes and the barest beginnings of a paunch around his middle.
- Hank got up with a groan and, feeling every one of his 46 years, he shrugged his suspenders back over his middle-age paunch.
- But it isn't just a pretty bike marketed to aging riders with chubby wallets and matching paunches.
- For a man who's all about speed and endurance, he is distinctly non-streamlined, with a moon-shaped face and a pronounced paunch set over thick, powerful legs.
- The Maoris on stage boast a range of physiques from sumo paunches to gym-fed beefcake.
- Over the top of this loincloth spilled his sizeable paunch.
- It's not clever or funny, except if you have a paunch.
- Some wear shirts that stretch over round paunches.
- But since starting work I've started developing a bit of a paunch… so I'm voluntarily playing sport again.
- The story dies otherwise as you can't blame a person for not giving up their seat to a woman with a slight paunch.
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