In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1avispa femeninowasps' nest — avispero masculino
- The latest accident is thought to have been triggered when one of the horses was stung by a wasp, causing it to bolt.
- Bites from bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants are typically the most troublesome.
- Common wasps are social insects and live in nests of up to around 10,000 workers.
- It stung like a million wasps, but suddenly, my hand was back to normal.
- It didn't kill the wasps, the nest was made of paper so it absorbed the shock and just split open.
- When a male wasp crashes into the orchid, it gets covered with orchid pollen.
- Swarms of bees and wasps would also have nested in the forest.
- I was cleaning up my flowerbeds for fall when a wasp flew up and stung me on the cheek.
- When a nasty wasp stung two of us, the shaman congratulated us, saying it would help mitigate the future contraction of arthritis.
- Among the Caribs, the girls undergo a similar ritual, except that stinging ants rather than wasps are used.
- I wouldn't mind, as I remind my wife, but I've never in my life been stung by a wasp.
- A nest of wasps gathered in my mother-in-law's garden shed and I bought a spray and killed them all.
- I closed my eyes and held my breath when the wasp stung me.
- I myself was stung by some wasps and went into mild anaphylactic shock.
- I could see the anxiety on Zack's face when the wasp buzzed past a second time.
- Another hazard that sometimes faced the picker was disturbing a nest of wasps or some other stinging creatures.
- But this is the time of year that a lot of people usually get stung by wasps or bees.
- Once, he was bitten by a horrendous dog, and was also stung by a wasp.
- Most stinging wasps and bees are beneficial and should be preserved unless they pose a direct hazard to humans.
- In many eusocial wasps, nests are founded by single females that remain alone until offspring emergence.
1persona de la clase privilegiada de los EEUU, blanca, anglosajona y protestante
- Old-guard Wasps appear to feel threatened by the newly rich and their growing influence around the city, and dismiss new money as ‘tasteless and gauche.’
- But the criticism of WASPs as a group, says Brookhiser, is only a symptom of a deeper ill.
- white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
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