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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- Before long, Mackay was working as compère and Sheppard was devoting more time to the selection of the acts; home and work life began to merge.
- Unfortunately the compères struck a bad-tempered note at this otherwise congenial event.
- Early attempts, including Cool for Cats and Six-Five Special, combined performances with bantering compères to mixed effect.
- Ultimately, however, it was the compère who mattered - who could they find who represented the indomitable spirit of Britain, the calm acceptance of the ever-present risk of death, and, most important, the triumph of love over death?
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