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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- ‘Early on, I tried to cater it to the Canadian scene and I really couldn't do it,’ says Smith, on the phone from his home in Dunnville, Ont., a small burg near Lake Erie.
- Finding every fall in this area would take a lifetime, so concentrate on Marquette County and the delightful burg of Big Bay.
- From Shreveport to Ferriday and all points in between, along the backwater burgs and the big city haunts, the myth of the Big Easy is examined in this exhaustive overview.
- About a dozen baseball-themed museums beckon visitors to big-league cities and out-of-the-way burgs.
- How do you rustle up some fast cash for your troubled burg?
- Can't help wondering what Kal-El would say about the presence of a gambling den in his fair burg - seems like something more appropriate to Gotham City.
- He was a jet plane touching down in every city and burg from here to Harrisburg, carrying the message of the greatness of Napa Valley wine.
- In a bizarre and questionably legal move prior to the city's mega-merger, a bunch of outgoing Côte-St-Luc city councillors bade adieu to their burg by naming their city's parks after themselves.
- Apparently, folks from the local dirt farms are disappearing, and the brackish burg has already seen its quota of alien abductions for the year.
- More likely it was a case of misplaced scorn for the saccharine melodies that overwhelmed the odes to left-coast burgs Santa Cruz, Big Sur and Hollywood.
- For two hours or so, 17-year-olds become as important as city council members in burgs like Mechanicsburg, Pa.
- After another leg, we stopped in Alexander City, Ala., a tiny burg about 70 miles east of Birmingham.
- Deriding the little burg as ‘Lobster Town’ or calling someone an idiot is as rebellious as anyone gets.
- Toronto has passed a pesticide ban, hot on the heels of more progressive burgs.
- But almost any small burg that sprang up along a stream in Alabama soon had a working grist mill capable of milling the non-glutinous corn.
- For the trouble of saving your life, he sets you up in an abandoned warehouse in a seedy burg known as Carcer City.
- ‘Condit Country’ is a bad enough slogan for this agribusiness burg, yet, not satisfied with it, the city boosters have also erected an arch across the main street.
- You hear quickly that Gordon, born in California and now a citizen of the world, remembers fondly the place where he grew up - Pittsboro, a small burg just west of Indianapolis.
- By the time he left Philadelphia in late 2001 for the struggling industrial burg of Burlington City, N.J., he'd built himself a legacy.
- As the sun glanced through my window, I realized my sense of well-being is definitely engendered by the presence of 3 Rogers and Hammerstein productions in our fair burg.
- Archeologists & geologists now believe the ancient burgs of Sodom & Gomorrah were destroyed by earthquake-induced fires - and not, as science has long held, by the wrath of an angry god.
- The Old English (Anglo-Saxon) terms burg, burh, and byrig were used originally for fortified places, including villages and royal halls.
- Kate looked once more at the dead soldiers, at the burg wall beyond, and sorrowfully turned to follow.
- Gathering the reins in his hands, he led the two horses and Kate out of the burg.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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