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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- If you were barmy enough to believe that the Commies really would infiltrate the corridors of power through brain-washing, then you were barmy enough to believe anything.
- It's now 13 years since the Commies got booted out, and free enterprise is booming.
- I don't support censorship or rooting out the Commies, but I do think it means that mainstream organizers and people of conscience have to take a more active leadership role.
- And I'd hate to think the Commies were ever ‘winning’.
- ‘Only Commies used words like peace and freedom,’ he later recalled.
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