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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- But the long and the short of it was that the baby boomer's father lit up and proceeded to wig out.
- She seemed resigned rather than annoyed, and although I was wigging out at the thought of another month in my current state, what could I do?
- He was totally wigging out, his head all wagging back and forth.
- It's because those organizations have discredited themselves by consistently siding against America and wigging out about fashionable lefty causes.
- You've been wigged out ever since I got here, you're totally different!
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