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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- What's the good of looking over a bush league outfit?
- The peeling pastel-colored grandstand holds some 3,000 people, but the plant is less imposing than even a bush league track in the United States.
- I once played in a bush league in South Trinidad where good batsmen had to ensure that they were never hit on the pads.
- But in the 1930s and 1940s, it meant a ticket to the bush leagues.
- So I went beating around the bush leagues with a couple of NBA scouts whose jobs are, admittedly, depressing - they have to scout the high school ranks.
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