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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- I gave a urine sample at the doctor's the other day and there was a pube in it.
- For more dazzling insights into the history of pubic sciences, please read my PhD dissertation, ‘Is that a pube in my salad?’
- But you don't have to be embarrassed about your pubes in front of Vippy!
- I would normally trim excess pubes and then shave to a smooth finish with a Gillette razor.
- Occasionally, when I'm bored, I'll play with my pubes, twisting them into little spires so they look like a city out of a sci-fi novel.
- I am afraid it would sink without trace in London - if only because of the pube on the tablecloth when we sat down.
- For those not ‘in the know’, a pube in a guys toilet bowl is full on target practice.
- I was walking down the steps of the train station this morning on my way to work, and got that thing; that ‘ow’ feeling you get when a pube has got caught somewhere in your undies.
- I could do without the grey pubes and the two-day hangovers mind you…
- I also need to squeeze in a nice, long soak in the bath because my muscles and bones are feeling tired, not to mention that I need to trim my pubes.
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