In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Around five years ago Mr Winterflood, who teaches eight instruments ranging from the cornet to the tuba, decided that he wanted to do something to help needy children.
- Over the years, McPhee has become adept on alto and soprano saxes, value trombone, flugelhorn, pocket trumpet, cornet, and various clarinets.
- The rise of the brass band in England coincided with the development of valved brass instruments, particularly the cornet, allowing a wider chromatic range.
- Gravesham Borough Band is busy with its season of summer bandstand engagements but desperately needs a dedicated permanent conductor and cornet, trumpet and clarinet players.
- The cornet became the leading instrument of British and American brass bands.
- An application for an ice-cream van selling hotdogs, sweets and crisps as well as cornets is to be considered by Kirklees Council today.
- As I handed my coin to the vendor, a vision of 240 of Rossi's enormous overflowing cornets flashed in front of my eyes.
- Stop me and have a look - there are no cornets or ice lollies, but there is plenty of local history on offer in Yorkshire's most unusual museum.
- ‘Oh well, you need some extra energy then,’ he'd say and he'd give me a double sized cornet with three flakes in it.
- She ran out to the ice cream van clutching her handful of change but was turned away in tears after the driver refused to sell her a cornet because she tried to pay with the copper.
- My daily treat was a giant cornet of delicious vanilla ice cream.
- The edible ice-cream cornet is possibly her idea as we have no known earlier reference to it.
- At Burniston, feeling that seaside urge, I had a garden centre ice cream, a curious Nestlé creation, a Fab - think I prefer cornets.
- Dejectedly they tuck into the strawberry cornets before the van is taken to a scrapyard.
- But then if you're daft enough to not watch where you're going, you're just as likely to walk into a mess of discarded noodles, a heap of fallen chips or a slippery ice cream cornet.
- There are practical problems: for example, some ice cream cornets may be inappropriately rejected if their chocolate-containing tips overlap in the packaging.
- The man leapt into action and soft ice cream cornets were soon being passed amongst us.
- Then he crunched the last of his cornet, swarmed up onto the bench and laid his head lovingly on the boy's shoulder.
- He strode back to the van and returned with his largest cornet yet, four flakes poking out like the legs of an upturned chocolate chair buried in an avalanche of ice cream.
- At the restaurant, a bouquet of flowers shaped like an ice cream cornet awaited the hearse.
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