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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- Mark valuables with an identification number like your ration card, passport or driving licence number.
- Third, I didn't show such a thing as a ration card - although many goods were rationed then.
- I am just enough of a post-war baby to have started life with a ration book.
- They are tasked with four basic objects - get a water connection, an electricity connection, a building certificate and a ration card.
- I have carried an identity card for years - in my childhood, through my teens, when I had a ration book.
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