In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A drug with an unpronounceable name is being hailed as the biggest breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer for more than 20 years.
- It is an unpronounceable name, perhaps because it is not really the name of a specific anthropmorphised entity but a formula that describes a process.
- With a jumble of numbers and unpronounceable names - pyridoxine, cobalamin and molybdenum, say - it's hard to know which ingredients are hype and which you really need to stay healthy.
- Now, as his breakout hit All About My Mother takes him to the Oscars, the man with the unpronounceable name is becoming a household word.
- Murder victim Lindita Kukaj was a lot more than a non-national with an unpronounceable name to her Sligo friends.
- Indeed, the various names of God that forms the heart of Kabbalah are not some mysterious deep-throated unpronounceable words that cause cosmic upheavals.
- I just want these critics to admit that they like something besides bands with unpronounceable names and acoustic guitars.
- I should have written ‘noun,’ of course; the unpronounceable verb would be Iraqi-ize.
- Coming from Texas, as did Buddy Holly, for Bush to make such a mistake is far worse than not knowing the unpronounceable name of a prime minister of an obscure country.
- Neil adopts a six-year-old girl from Africa, with an unpronounceable name, who can't speak a word of anything.
- If the label is bad, the region is obscure and the name is unpronounceable, it could be a great buy - after all, a wine like this has to have something going for it.
- The actual name was unpronounceable, and so was Shadowmelder's given name, so he just called himself that, and that was the end of it.
- Another major improvement is the switch from an unpronounceable acronym for the system to the very descriptive name, Rescue 21.
- I couldn't read anymore textbooks with unpronounceable words about postmodern feminism.
- The fact that the players may be from foreign leagues and offer unpronounceable surnames merely adds to their mystical allure.
- It also has a nearly unpronounceable title, The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.
- No one knew that the victims they imagined as faceless bogeymen with unpronounceable names, I imagined as my mother.
- I was looking up the definition of some unpronounceable word when a tiny blue box appeared at the corner of my screen.
- Yes, there is more to hate about WLANs than the unpronounceable acronym.
- Look at you, you're a monster, you have that accent and that unpronounceable name.
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