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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- If you're an advertiser, be assured your message is reaching the right target: blue-ribbon, solid-gold dealers.
- Yes, he must have been the instructors’ prized, blue-ribbon pet.
- The team's plan to spice up their offense follows a blue-ribbon recipe: Have their newcomer run deep, deep, deep and make defenders chase him.
- Fishing is pretty much limited to goldeye, sauger, and catfish, and in a state full of blue-ribbon trout streams, who cares for that?
- Photos of blue-ribbon steers decorate the ‘steakhouse,’ the location for the shabbily conventional retirement party.
- You'll be hailed as the blue-ribbon bistro chef of the backcountry.
- During the 1998-99 school year, the school achieved national recognition as a Blue Ribbon School.
- Hesiod brags of prizes won, the blue-ribbon poem of a pedigree at the county-fair, coarse-woven and straw-capped.
- Instead of showcasing my bead proudly like I do my gourd drum (that sits radiantly in my office like a blue-ribbon pig at the 4H contest), I keep my little bead hidden away in my desk, under heaps and heaps of files and manila folders.
- It's a blue ribbon school in Detroit, the best in the city.
- Fort Foote was among 263 public and private schools throughout the nation that was designated as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education for the 2000-01 school year.
- Between these continuing reports and word of her ballooning figure, I'm beginning to think we treat blue-ribbon cattle better than Hollywood actresses!
- There are blue-ribbon pies and bushels of apples and you can walk around and look at your fellow Americans perspiring in their shorts and T-shirts.
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