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 whole thing was debunked by three university professors who quickly became the black sheep of the scientific establishment.
- Would my beliefs make me the black sheep of the family?
- There are black sheep in every profession and in today's society, where the emphasis is on money, there will be those who seek to enrich themselves at all costs.
- As a young man, he was branded a black sheep after leaving his family's granite merchant business in Aberdeen and moving to Falkirk to launch his own firm.
- Now, I'm the black sheep of the family, the ungrateful and neglectful daughter.
- Staten Island is sort of the black sheep of the five boroughs.
- I'm already a black sheep as it is, I didn't need to be pushed out further.
- Just suffice it to say that I have stood where you stand now - scorned by family members, labeled a black sheep.
- Such cases are the black sheep to an otherwise impeccable theory.
- We're devils and black sheep and really bad eggs.
- However, I am the black sheep in a family of shopaholics.
- What we are is a family and like every family we have some black sheep and our behaviour is sometimes totally unacceptable.
- All families are untidy, with their unsolved mysteries, unspoken secrets, black sheep and messy relationships.
- Every family has a black sheep, and I guess I was the one for our family.
- She is the black sheep of the family; drug rehab, shoplifting - you name it, she has done it.
- I'm happy enough to be the black sheep of the team, just like I'm the most downwardly mobile member of my family.
- I was the black sheep of my family, getting in trouble trying to get rich.
- Having always been the extroverted black sheep in my family I'd always been very curious about these things we weren't allowed to do.
- Sarah is the free spirit black sheep of a rich family and is known for her impulsive, spontaneous personality.
- ‘If we vote no we won't stop it, but we will become the black sheep of Europe,’ he said.
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