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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- The tea lady looked lovely, but she is hardly a role model for girls like my daughter, who is considering sports physio as a career.
- Kath Cassidy is 74 and has been a tea lady at Newcastle United since 1968.
- But you could see the panel wondering if she'd been the tea lady.
- The film is a string of intertwining love stories, with Grant as Prime Minister at the centre, falling in love with his tea lady, played by Martine McCutcheon.
- Are we expected to go like America and put them in leg-irons and get the tea lady to drag them into the dock?
- Here, he meets and is charmed by his chirpy tea lady Natalie (McCutcheon).
- I didn't even recognise one person there, except the tea lady, who used to run one of the Brownie packs in the days when I was young enough to go to Brownies.
- I couldn't help but remember the secretary and the tea lady.
- That Goddam reporter's maiden aunt's dyslexic care giver was the tea lady at the Trust twelve years ago.
- He reaches the counter and looks up at the tea lady with apprehension.
- Any company that still employs a tea lady gets my vote of approval!
- Everybody, from the tea lady to the chairman, felt increasingly pessimistic.
- Clearly either nobody reads Xtra's news pages or their tea lady doesn't work weekends.
- A number of stories also relate to newly elected British Prime Minister Hugh Grant and his powerful attraction to tea lady Natalie (Martine McCutcheon).
- The tea ladies serving up fruitcake and Earl Grey to passengers lounging in the waiting area are not as innocent as they seem.
- The tea ladies said we've run out of sugar and I've forgotten where it's kept.
- The question is whether the proverbial tea lady could do worse than the current incumbents, new boys perhaps excluded.
- Mrs Tilling returned to work in the early 1970s, as a cleaner and then a tea lady at Ushers Brewery.
- The Prime Minister has lost faith in him, the tea lady has lost faith in him, everyone has lost faith in him.
- From Wallace as the owner down to Mary the tea lady, there was a lovely feeling about the club.
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