In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)Teddy Boy masculino
- I was never a Teddy boy but it was the era of Teddy boys.
- This vital information arrived as Alan, looking like a cross between a wild Irish Teddy boy and Brendan Behan, hopped from the taxi to have a word with the club bouncers.
- This might be before Teddy boys, which would make the writer at least 60.
- Even in the area of alternative fashion in the post 1945 period, the world of Teddy boys, mods and rockers, hippies, punks, new Romantics, and so on, the driving force has been a masculine one.
- They wore Teddy boy suits, sang Dicky Valentine and played a bit of classical and they did all right.
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