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 BA's passengers said phooey to both sides, since they are the ones who wound up having to spend a weekend in Terminal 1.
- Right now there are probably a few people saying ‘but people will steal our programmes - there must be copy protection’, to which I say phooey!
- I say phooey since tools don't make the Witch; a crafty Witch makes her own tools.
- Don't ask me why I called him/her/it ‘Nemesis,’ I just think it's a cool-sounding name, so if you don't like it, phooey.
- Some object to this new suit of clothes for the Rotunda, but I say phooey.
- One final note: to those of you who piece together that Dar and Tal are brothers, and that would make Dar and Kiri cousins, I say phooey.
- And, phooey to the woman on the bus who quipped, I had a dress just like that in tenth grade!
- Say phooey to all your gloating girlfriends who spend V-day with any old bloke just because they are too insecure to make it on their own.
- Say phooey to the introduction of the euro to Europe from January 1 at your peril - particularly if you have a tourism-related business in York or North Yorkshire.
- So forgive me if I say phooey to the fashionable PR twaddle which claims that casinos can regenerate our urban landscape.
- There has been much hand-wringing over the proliferation of home runs in the last few years, but here at TSN, we say phooey!
- Home sweet home, phooey: Indiana looks like a lock for the top seed in the East.
- An amusing quote: ‘… many Koreans are answering [with] a defiant phooey.’
- Well phooey - that's still an outrageous price.
- Now you might say phooey - punctuality is one thing, who cares about the other factors.
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