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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- After all, when the window cleaner comes to clean your windows and you pay him he doesn't ask you where the money's come from.
- Mr Oaks, who has worked as a window cleaner for the past 15 years, joked: ‘I have seen some strange things over the years.’
- Companies are happy to employ window cleaners and people to vacuum but many of them forget about the danger at their fingertips.
- The number of women employing au pairs, window cleaners and gardeners has increased by only 7.9 per cent in the past five years.
- Eveidently the tenant had neither heard of a vacuum cleaner nor a window cleaner.
- My employer was always short of what he called ‘change’ for the milkman, the window cleaner (then a necessity in London), and for a round of drinks or a taxi fare.
- The trees belonged to her husband Thomas, 57, a self-employed window cleaner, who has been growing bonsai for more than ten years, and has displayed them at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.
- The musical, based on the book by Abe Burrows with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, focuses on J Pierrepont, a young window cleaner who starts to climb the corporate ladder.
- The door would normally be locked but the window cleaner had just been.
- After retiring from soccer in 1977 Astle became a window cleaner before forging a TV career in the 1990s with cameo singing roles on television's Fantasy Football League show.
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