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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- But for all their ragged diversity and limited numbers, they have proved effective enough so far, acting as a bulwark against further attempts to banish the cave-dwellers.
- For comic effect, the Ancient Britons are portrayed as dim-witted, fur-wearing cave-dwellers who club their women-folk over the head by way of courtship.
- The title of her play comes from a quote from the celebrated author Michael Ondaatje who wrote: ‘Nothing will change until the people of this country cease to be cave-dwellers of the mind.’
- With these technologies deployed successfully, other communities will look like cave-dwellers by comparison.
- The sets are craggy, and one might suppose that the feudal clans of Scotland were cave-dwellers.
- Moon's formative years were spent in Laurel Canyon with Charles Manson's gang as neighbouring cave-dwellers.
- The cave-dwellers first used caves as shelters.
- Gone is the bony aesthete of yore; before us stands a creature who seems equal parts cave-dweller and jovial uncle.
- Cheating at school, or ruthlessness in business, is easy to ‘explain’ in evolutionary terms - survival of the most cunning and merciless ape-man or hunter-gatherer cave-dweller.
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