In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1shut your cakehole — ¡cierra el pico! informal
- Every once in a long while, he actually shuts his cakehole.
- He's got a huge cakehole that needs stuffing.
- It's a rare occasion that I can consciously recall getting up, lugging my bod into the shower, shoveling some toast in my cakehole and lumbering, fresh-faced, out the door.
- And if any of you has just cause as to why we should not name these songs, please clamp your cakehole shut.
- A stream of expletives comes out of his cakehole about how much I scared him, and how I need to watch my line.
- Every flavourless morsel of sandwich, every last disgusting splodge of bitter, vinegary BBQ gunk, they disappeared down my cakehole as if they were spiced sugar plums.
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