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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- Such ‘cultural events’ have become popular whistle-stops for political parties keen to woo the nearly 300,000 Asian New Zealanders of voting age.
- Diane Schmitt, a recruiter in Prescott, Ariz., let Bart talk to a handful of her recruits, at one of his first whistle-stops, which included Oklahoma, Ohio and New York.
- As he spoke at the first whistle-stop, 19-year-old Ben Brown, an NDP supporter, stood silently holding a sign warning of environmental damage under a Conservative government.
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- Key gateways are Kalispell (with the nearest airport, served by Delta, Northwest, Horizon, and Big Sky), Whitefish, and the whistle-stops of West Glacier and East Glacier Park
- En route to the World's Fair, the girls would sharpen their skills and increase their visibility by playing exhibition and challenge games at whistle-stops all along the way.
- In 1941, what is now Warner Robins was a sleepy little whistle-stop known as Wellston, located just south of Macon in the central part of the state.
- In the 1930s, when the de Basil company first began touring the States, it brought ballet to thousands of Americans with frequent whistle-stops - one-night stands in small towns.
- But Racine is much more than a whistle-stop on the dairy run.
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