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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- Why there are currently lots of little girls walking around Oxford wearing brightly-coloured stripey tights.
- It was the most hideous, black stripy wallpaper but I don't want to take it down because it's his.
- Under stripy umbrellas belonging to gaily painted hotels, we were drinking cocktails and playing cards.
- People think prisoners go around with stripy shirts, but they will be pleasantly surprised if they visit the prison.
- The stripy jumper looks great with jeans and dark coats.
- I like what he has to say about films generally but he still bothers me with his stupid hair and stripy jumpers.
- Today it looks very fine indeed, all stripey lines and neatness.
- Known for his loud ties and stripy jackets, he quickly became an afternoon television icon.
- I re-entered the Harewood estate along an avenue of pines that cast a stripy shadow.
- He was wearing a green anorak-style jacket and a stripy hat, and had carrier bags with him.
- Dressed in jeans and a stripy top, the 5ft 6in teenager said she started queuing at 11 pm on Friday.
- I saw red fish, blue fish, stripy fish, fish with polka dots, urchins, giant clams, sharks and acres of variegated coral waving hello.
- Justin reappears in a billowing white cape, stripy red and white skintight rock trousers and an open white waistcoat.
- Dressed in a stripy lime blouse and cream slacks, she reaches the sofa, kicks off her shoes and perches on it like a pixie.
- Beneath stripy Western-style pyjamas, her neck, breasts and torso are bound in bandages that cover deep, raw burns.
- ‘It's true,’ says a surprisingly chirpy Manson, curled up on a sofa in the hotel suite in a funky outfit of stripy dress over skinny jeans.
- These stripy yellow marauders from the continent are twice as big as their British counterparts.
- Laughing, she says: ‘People still expect me to have long Gothic hair and dress in stripy tights with a pointy hat.’
- They took my clothes and gave me the stripy clothes they made us wear.
- That's why the zip on my stripy canvas clothes cover came out asymmetrical.
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