In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Thus I pumped my friend until she gave up the goods: it's from a recipe in Gourmet magazine, aha!
- I was sure there was a gown in here somewhere… aha!
- I traced the 10 foot lead of my headphones to their plug - aha!
- I searched my handbag ‘It's in here somewhere, never fails aha!’
- When I show this to the sisters, you two are going to be in serious trouble, aha!
- If that's what you're looking for, then in most cases you will probably already be inclined to play the role ‘the rules’ prescribes, or if not, at least when you read it, you think, aha, yes, that makes sense.
- Plenty of books have sat around on my shelves, barely touched until one day I think: aha!
- We thought - aha - another enlightened thinker.
- About 11 am realise that I've not eaten since yesterday lunchtime… aha my sugar levels are obviously screwed up… perhaps that's why I'm being so silly.
- Meteorites are easy to find in places where the background is very different, so if you've got a sandy desert and there's a lump of rock sitting in it you think, aha, I wonder if this fell from the sky.
- I'll surprise you yet, aha… just you wait and see.
- Is that slowing down these deep discounts, because retailers are like, aha, everybody's getting gift cards?
- By the end of week two, there's a tiny vertical line in the center of my torso - aha!
- We went through a few rounds of this, until eventually - aha!
- Past that, my fingertips sense, aha, glossy paper.
- I don't know, two or three years ago maybe… aha!
- Yet Boettger, taking his statements at face value, thinks it's enough to note - aha!
- Crop circles are a perfect example because for some reason, as often happens, immediately, people said, aha, it's aliens.
- ‘Hmmm 16 years ago… that's pretty far back, let's see… aha… wait a minute’ he started muttering some things to himself.
- But aha, then they actually were New York City teams!
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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