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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- My husband's skill at cooking is nearly enough to have me forgive him for years of thinking that pixies washed his socks and elves cleaned the toilet.
- The vocals are shared alternately between the two singers; both sound like fragile pixies, trapped in a lyrical world of jealous lovers and murderous intent.
- I did however go for quite a long riverside walk through areas of woodland where on a sunny day like this you could almost believe there'd be fairies and pixies scampering about playfully.
- These people are living in a fantasy world, with fairies and pixies.
- A mate of mine, who is known as the Halloween Man, invites friends in to see his pixies (he has 15, don't ask me where from) and gives them pumpkin pie.
- ‘I believe they are real pixies, and if I what I believe is true, this is not good,’ he said.
- Passengers join Santa and all his pixies and elves for a one hour steam train journey through Bronte Country.
- Instead of the crass commercialism shoveled at us come Christmastime, we get to dress up as brain-eating ghouls and sexy pixies.
- In folklore, pixies play cheeky tricks on humans; they are annoying perhaps, but ultimately harmless.
- Kids simply have to dress up as a fairy or a pixie and two winners will be picked after the show.
- I see myself in one sense as a zoo of conflicting desires each trying to clamour for my attention like a class of noisy children or a swarm of irritating pixies - you have to decide who to listen to and who to ignore.
- Not only is there the day to day running of your farm, but there's a bizarre subplot involving pixies who give you magic farming tools in return for giant mushrooms and such.
- It's very clever for a story that's set in a parallel dimension inhabited by elves, pixies, unicorns and griffins!
- For a start, it is in a little house in the woodland beside the hotel, leading me to suspect that the staff would be elves and pixies.
- The nature of sprites and pixies was a very innocent one, more attune to that of children than creatures of magic.
- Circulus, their debut album's weirdly suggestive title aside, are the kind of band who will sing about transferring actual power to actual pixies.
- After all, where were the magic pixies sprinkling marzipan holly berries over pre-Colonial scenes of people broasting chestnuts?
- They speak of pixies and fairies of indescribable beauty, who ensnare the heart of innocent lads.
- Shrek has over thirty fully-rendered characters as well as various fairies, pixies, gnomes, and dwarfs which appear mostly all in one scene.
- I'm a lot more interested in the time tree model where we are just a single growing and evolving organism, with no dependency on aliens or magic pixies turning up further down the line with sweets if we do well for ourselves.
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