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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- As soldiers waited for equipment from the stores, the corporal took the spare store key and unlocked the door, finding the storeman's body hanging inside.
- His father was not in the butchery business, but was a storeman in an engineering firm.
- He began his career with the unit as a storeman in 1968 but he never thought of actually joining the army.
- The company has offered the women only half the redundancy settlement recently paid to its male storemen and packers.
- Nelson, a storeman for an agricultural company, was also disqualified from driving for five years.
- His dad worked as a storeman at the electronics firm and his mum didn't work.
- A storeman in civilian life, he was officially responsible for provisioning and the armoury, but insisted on doing his share of combat patrols.
- The regular component consisted mainly of cadres of officers, warrant officers, clerks and storemen, and some coastal artillery units.
- I once worked as a storeman for an electrical parts distribution company.
- He applies for a job as storeman with an import company.
- When assessing candidates for PR jobs these days, I am just as likely to hire an engineer, a storeman, an accountant or a waiter.
- About 40 workers, including housekeeping staff, kitchen hands and storemen, at the hotel went on strike for 24 hours over the sacking of 20 staff.
- The strike erupted when management hired a storeman without first offering the position internally.
- The men decided to strike after hearing that storemen at the company had received bonuses of $1,200.
- He has done well as a storeman and proved his overall ability as a conscientious guardsman.
- In three months at Hopkins I went from junior boy to head storeman and I thought this will do and I stayed there for seven years.
- Derek took up a job as a storeman and Kathleen was employed by a South Australian wine company.
- Pat, a storeman, voted Labor but admitted that, 'I don't know any of their policies.'
- Although relatively fit and healthy, the former head storeman at the prison was 84, and they accepted his time had probably come.
- The fed-up householder, who has to be up before 7am six days a week to get to his job as a storeman, claims the families living in the adjoining house regularly play loud music and hold raucous singing sessions until as late as 5am.
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