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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- The temptation arises partly, of course, because commercial rock music is still scandalously short of bankable female stars, and we thus have only a handful of comparisons to conjure with.
- I'm happy to call it by my own name, but it's not a very bankable name, really.
- As one of the most bankable entertainers and commentators in tabloid newspapers or television, he symbolises either dumbing down of national life, or a celebration of the average Scot.
- The movie - featuring bankable stars Cameron Diaz, Calista Flockhart, Holly Hunter and Glenn Close - will now get its premiere on pay-per - view cable channel Showtime next year.
- This was a time when Toronto was proudly cast as Toronto and Oliver Reed was a bankable name.
- The poll prompted a concerted defense by Cruise's supporters, who insisted the actor's popularity and standing as one of Hollywood's most bankable stars was undiminished.
- Of all the slasher franchises, none has a more bankable name than Halloween - not even Friday the 13 th.
- McEwan, one of the most bankable names in contemporary world literature, never goes in for the obvious or predictable narrative.
- This resulted in Carrey having to slash his asking price when starring in a more serious picture since his name wasn't as bankable headlining a drama.
- Dee Bahl, of Glasgow-based music agents 1554 Management, whose clients include up and coming Glasgow band Biffy Clyro, said she was set to become a highly bankable star.
- While some of these names sound very bankable, the artists claim that only 7% of PPCA registered artists receive more than $1000 a year in fees for the transmission of their music.
- Faith's showbusiness career began in the 1950s in a skiffle band and he went on to become one of the music industry's most bankable stars before getting regular film, television and stage roles.
- Magazine writers are mining the territory of their day jobs to write bankable novels that bring readers inside the worlds of music and fashion glitterati.
- It's an indication, though, of the pressure to produce on such bankable authors as Smith, who dare not let their name fade from the limelight for too long.
- It was called Longitude and it became an international bestseller, making Dava Sobel the most bankable name in popular science writing.
- Cruise, one of Hollywood's most bankable stars, would get to keep the couple's $10.5 million estate in Telluride, Colorado, as well as his three planes.
- Her pale complexion and striking eyes, inherited from her beloved Scottish father, have made Kathaleeya McIntosh one of Thailand's most beautiful and bankable stars.
- Carl Cox has a very bankable name in dance, and for good reason.
- Even before its sniper-related delay, the movie had been sitting on the shelf for a while, because the producers wanted to wait to release it until Farrell was a more bankable name.
- Such an advanced PURA can be sustained only as a bankable, profit-making business venture.
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