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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- These ‘explorers’ often claim to be benevolent defenders of freedom and fighters against rip-offs by major corporations or spying by government agents.
- And perhaps more importantly, most authors don't want to name names when it comes to pointing out bad products or rip-off hosting companies, of which there are far too many.
- The frequency of this consumer crusade by our guardians in Wapping has led most people to believe that these cheap bits of degradable plastic are nothing but a rip-off of the highest order.
- Remind me how the FSA protects investors from unscrupulous companies and salespeople and rip-off products?
- In other words, its profit margins are around 80%, which makes it one of the UK's biggest financial rip-offs.
- The rip-offs can vary from interest overcharging to the failure to set off loan accounts against accounts which are in credit.
- Most auction sites are concerned about the effects that fraudulent transactions have on their business and, as a result, have introduced a number of mechanisms designed to reduce to protect customers against such rip-offs.
- Nonetheless, booking a trip online is a difficult sandbox to sift through, a landscape rife with rip-offs and reverse auctions, great deals and time-share come-ons.
- The New York attorney general who has made his name exposing sharp practices on Wall Street, has now turned his attention to alleged rip-offs by pharmaceutical companies.
- But as appealing as these offers sound, they're usually rip-offs.
- In my view, and speaking as someone who worked in this industry for over eleven years, payment protection insurance is one of the most grotesque financial rip-offs ever.
- Home insurance (buildings and contents cover) and mortgage payment protection insurance (accident, sickness and unemployment cover) from mortgage lenders are rip-offs, too.
- These rip-offs include payment protection insurance (optional life, accident, sickness and unemployment cover) and card protection plans (cover for lost or stolen plastic).
- Store cards are among the UK's biggest financial rip-offs - and yet we have around 18 ½ million store-card accounts, with 23 million cards in circulation.
- Unfortunately, this issue is just the latest in a long line of disguised consumer rip-offs in the name of consumer protection, created by government enforced agricultural cartel marketing organizations.
- Payment protection insurance is one of the biggest financial rip-offs ever.
- As such it's one of the most monumental rip-offs we know of - one which will, of course, be bought with taxpayers' hard-earned cash wherever it's deployed.
- Of course, while a few of these products qualify for the prized honour of being a Best Buy, most are mediocre or, even worse, complete rip-offs.
- And it may make rip-off artists think twice before churning out knock-offs.
- Everywhere there were tachiste paintings that seemed absorbed in sentimental assertions of the beauty of abstraction, coexisting with touristic-looking carved-wood rip-offs of traditional African sculpture.
- Most early house records were disco rip-offs.
- A while back there was a discussion on this forum about how the film was basically a rip-off of some director or company.
- He was first lionised by the press and then held unfairly responsible for the subsequent slew of inferior rip-offs by other directors.
- You gotta love them for their originality, even if the movies featured in this collection are a mixed bag of campy flicks, classic genre rip-offs, and foreign titles.
- Then you can count on some no-name studio to produce rip-offs of those blockbusters.
- Okay, so we all know that Hollywood thrives on the unoriginal - homages, remakes, sequels, adaptations and jes'plain rip-offs.
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