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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- Not that we're whingeing, we leave that to our Pommy immigrants.
- The Pommies play a different brand of football.
- I wish he's have gone back to Britain with the rest of his Pommy mates.
- The decidedly un-exotic name of the obscure English county, delivered in a camp Pommy lisp, has a legendary effect.
- You might see some Pommies running around in sandshoes rather than studded boots.
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