In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on hat etc)borla femininepompón masculine
- He was wearing a black bobble hat and a dark-coloured anorak.
- Ski fashion presents a unique challenge to even the smartest among us, but bear in mind that no one can really cut a dash in a bobble hat and two-tone anorak.
- He said the intruder was in his mid 30s, with a dark complexion and local accent, wearing a three-quarter length dark coat and a bobble hat.
- The man with the truncheon was black, and wore a dark bobble hat and dark jacket.
- I did once see a duck wearing a bobble hat dancing in a tree, though.
- Robbie Williams: the first to do so in a Beatles T-shirt and a comedy bobble hat.
- What they have are a bit like a bobble hat and a neck warmer.
- One of the youths is described as of chubby build, about 5ft 1ins tall and wearing a dark-coloured bobble hat with a white bobble on it, dark jacket and trousers and white trainers.
- I don't think it would have been so popular if we hadn't got rid of the old Brownie uniform - those bobble hats and horrible belted dresses were impractical and unappealing.
- He was wearing an NY bobble hat, cream jacket with blue writing on the front, and white trainers.
- He was wearing a blue bobble hat, blue jumper and was carrying a sportsbag.
- He was encased in a huge padded jacket topped with luminous orange bobble hat.
- He used to wear a bobble hat with a CND badge on it.
- For months Quinn made scores of telephone calls to the priest, often silent, and sent him hundreds of letters and packages containing items including bobble hats, jumpers, slippers and scarves.
- The teenager realised it was a man wearing a blond wig, with clothes including a bobble hat, skirt and boots.
- The robber is described as about 6ft tall, with heavy stubble that was visible even though he had pulled a bobble hat over his face.
- The third option was that there was a slight chance of me overpowering him whilst he was bent double laughing at my camping pyjamas: Ron Hill jogging bottoms, a stripy jumper and a bobble hat.
- This, after all, is a place where people don't mind being called ‘Bennies’ (after Benny from Crossroads) because of their predilection for wearing bobble hats.
- The bobble hat would have looked distinctive because it was a very hot sunny afternoon.
- Early collections included stripy scarves in shades of Pinky and Perky, tiny handbags in boiled wool and bobble hats straight out of Ladybird story-books.
- Some of his errors are bobbles that seemingly are caused because he's worrying about the throw he'll have to make.
- When he made the catch, there usually was a bobble.
- McQuay's hope for a title ended just as his run started, when a bobble on the first back-up negated his chances.
- Metcalfe almost added to the score on 30 minutes when he just over-ran the ball after being put through by Barrow, and an unfortunate bobble thwarted Knox's determined run from midfield.
- He appeared to have it covered until a late bobble saw him spill the first effort and clutch the loose ball ahead of the in-rushing Fraser.
- Brooking is a man who has never seen an open goal missed without a bit of a bobble just before he went to shoot.
- After striking out Trot Nixon on a nasty cutter, Manny Ramirez's grounder short-hopped Rodriguez at third, and his bobble allowed the tying run to score.
- Plymouth's match-winning goal came from a Craig Taylor free-kick after just three minutes but, as Dolan explained, the Pigrims were grateful for a fortunate bobble.
- He lost his punt return job because he had too many bobbles.
- And had it not been for a bobble after another Kennedy slip, he might have put Kilmarnock ahead eight minutes after the interval.
- They got a wee bit of luck with the bobble but it was no more than we deserved given the way we performed in the second half.
- Jeter was spared an error for his bobble of a grounder by Michael Young, but not for the wild throw that followed.
- At least a half-dozen bobbles cost potential double plays.
- You concluded that Sheets was running on fumes by then because he committed one of the bobbles, bouncing a throw to first base in the dirt, with Oswalt running down the line.
- Sunday was no exception as Bell was in the thick of Walter's four bobbles and was credited with a forced fumble.
- Andruw Jones looked sheepish Sunday morning attempting to explain his bobble of a fly ball in Saturday's Game 4, which he turned into an acrobatic catch with some quick reflexes.
- That means they can afford a couple bobbles and they probably will have them with non-division games against New England, Carolina and Miami.
- The next batter, right fielder Carlos Rodriguez, hit a ground ball to Seth Taylor at third, but his bobble cost him a chance at a double play.
- The ball no longer glides over the pitch; instead, imperfections in the turf cause the occasional bobble or bounce.
- But I don't think he will: his bobbles so far have actually been pretty minor, magnified mainly by the hyper-scrutiny of the blogosphere.
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