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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- Forrest silently toyed with the toothpick lodged between his lips.
- Fork holders and toothpicks made out of bread work are commendable.
- These pom-pom cocktail sticks are adorable - and so much more fun than just regular toothpicks for small bites of food.
- Mix up some 1-hour epoxy, and work the goo into the holes with a small tool such as a toothpick.
- Most everyone has witnessed the elementary science lesson of the toothpick in the avocado pit growing roots in a baby food jar.
- Once the squid are ready, remove the toothpicks.
- Pasita is a sweet alcohol served in shot glasses with a piece of cheese and a raisin on a toothpick.
- Using toothpick, pin or point of knife, remove meat from shells and place in reserved liquid.
- Hoss sat down at the table, removed the toothpick, and picked up a mug of beer.
- Woodenware (spoons, various kitchen utensils, toothpicks, and sieves) was produced in several centers.
- Remove and discard the toothpicks from the Brussels sprouts and set aside, keeping warm.
- Max grinned slightly, turning around and removing the toothpick from his mouth.
- The knife in my hands slipped when the wagon hit a rut, nicking a rogue gouge from the piece of wood I was absently whittling down to a toothpick.
- He had a toothpick lodged in his mouth, as his walkman blasted out the most recent songs on the Tokyo top 50.
- I asked her why she not only refused any food but rolled cigarettes the size of toothpicks.
- Run a plastic toothpick or the end of a big sewing machine needle around the insignia and rings.
- Allow the slices to cool; cut them into half-inch pieces and skewer with toothpicks.
- Another technique was to use ordinary round wooden toothpicks as our primary tools.
- Alternatively, dip a toothpick or sliver of wood in glue and break off the tip in the stripped hole, then reinstall the screw.
- You can choose from a small pocketknife that has fewer functions, or a larger knife with endless functions, ranging from corkscrews to toothpicks.
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