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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- It cannot be possible that a man of that sagacity should be associated with such a crackbrained scheme.
- On his own, he would have shared in the crackbrained political theories that abounded wherever tourists were to be found.
- A belief or a conviction, no matter how crackbrained, is not an assertion subject to editorial or legal correction.
- Why would they ship their only daughter across five countries to compete in some crackbrained battle of the fittest?
- He told me straight away that I was crackbrained and only dreaming.
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