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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- Wired has an entertaining celebrity tattler piece on how Hollywood's big names behave when they're in the Apple store.
- He felt that they were just jealous and, anyway, he doesn't like tattlers so he decided to arrive early.
- Still, a waitress in a diner, who has a daughter who dates the television tattler, and a grandbaby that's in desperate need of a diaper change, may have something to do with it.
- ‘Jessie,’ I say, annoyed, ‘I don't like tattlers.’
- It leads to the Daley Bicentennial Plaza, named for the mayor's tattler, the legendary Richard J. Daley, the city's mayor and political boss for 21 years ending in 1976.
- All these tattlers would do better to consider less subjective reasons for the Scotsman's sales problems.
- Companies don't expect their HR departments to be ‘tattlers’ (the decent ones don't).
- And at least one tattler has described listening in to the tape itself.
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