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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- His father Chris says he's worn out several wooden rocking horses before moving on to the real thing.
- The 22-inch-wide piece reportedly served (in the studio) as a rocking horse for the sculptor's preschool son.
- Sometimes when they have gone, I sit gently on their rocking horse, which is really a springing horse, which bounces on a metal frame.
- The toy store is selling a rocking horse carved out of a single piece of mahogany for $5,400.
- Two children appear in the foreground, the boy on a rocking horse, the girl in a sweet white party dress.
- He has been manufacturing rocking horses for 27 years and sells throughout the UK, as well as exporting parts and plans worldwide.
- He has also written a book about making rocking horses, which will be published in October.
- I recall the story of the boy who when he rides his rocking horse is able unfailingly to pick the winners at a local race track.
- The safety conscious EU has come up with another gem - rocking horses mustn't be more than 24 inches high.
- Rules banning traditional rocking horses for being too tall, announced just before Christmas, really did sound like the Brussels bureaucrats at their Scrooge-like worst.
- Mr Dew, whose business employs nine people, said not all rocking horses were made as toys for children.
- Aria noticed instantly how warm the room was and as she sat down on her old rocking horse, she wished for it to be cooler in there too.
- It includes a mini adventure playground, swings, a climbing frame and rocking horses for toddlers.
- Many a house in the area has one of his much sought-after rocking horses carved from wood.
- The business also has a museum of rocking horses, some of which date back to the early 1800s.
- The room was soon filled with rocking horses, toy trains, model airplanes, and building blocks.
- The new store, in the King Street area, will sell everything from high-value rocking horses to imitation space shuttles.
- The news was welcomed by Jan Brown, of Little Jems, the award-winning nursery and children's shop, in Newcastle Emlyn, which sells hand-crafted rocking horses.
- In the rural crafts tent, Margaret White was almost having to fight off customers interested in her hand-carved rocking horses.
- Retailers are seeing bumper sales of doll's houses and rocking horses instead of toys tied in to films or TV shows as in previous years.
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