In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘You don't want them to think you've been eating bonbons and watching TV for five years,’ he said.
- On another occasion, Maggie is chatting to a Conservative MP when Judy gives them both a bonbon.
- Queen Elizabeth I loved bonbons, and aristocratic Tudor households would pride themselves on presenting elaborate sugar artifices.
- Twentieth-century bonbons and sweets made in France include numerous regional specialities, traditional or modern, unobtainable anywhere else.
- ‘I heard you are presently engaged with a certain Iruka,’ Yoroi started out of the blue, as he arranged the sweets and bonbons nonchalantly.
- Other desserts include tiramisu and a bonbon liqueur, which looked as if it came from the Viennetta school of dessert design.
- Vorosmarty is home to the city's most famous confectionery shop, Gerbeaud patisserie, where the cognac cherry bonbon was invented.
- It recalled the neat, mouth-watering display of bonbons with which his father, a chocolatier, tempted the passers-by.
- They screamed and were consoled with bonbons and cuddles.
- ‘The kids just love these,’ I say, while waving a bag of strawberry bonbons over my head.
- The syrup is produced in Nemours, a city to the South-East of Paris, where they've had a specialty of bonbons au coquelicot (red poppy candy) since the 1870's.
- Some ironies are sweet little bonbons, consumed quickly and effortlessly.
- The market in Gérardmer has several stands selling those bonbons, in piles of little bags (one flavor or mixed flavors) stacked along the stand.
- Ben also paid £1.89 for a pack of lemon bonbons that turned out to be so hard in the centre that they were practically inedible.
- They bet bonbons and other goodies instead of the usual shillings, for no one wanted to lose money during Christmastime.
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