In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
child language, informal
1papi masculine informalpapi informalthe daddy of them all — el decano
- The daddy of all solar flares was spotted in November 2003, and ranked X28 on the magnitude scale.
- I am trying the daddy of all treatments - a Balinese synchronised massage.
- Eddie is the daddy of the round-trip United fans - at the age of 90.
- The producers may well have committed the daddy of all errors by casting him as Indiana Jones.
- The bad news for the rest of the Premiership is that the daddy of destroyers is destined to get meaner by the day.
- The manufacturer, the daddy of this market, reckons it will pull in a billion dollars revenue this year.
- The daddy of all football trips was the 2002 World Cup in Japan and Korea.
- They're named after the daddy of them all, David Coleman, an English sports presenter.
- This site is possibly the daddy of street art sites, and this is a great worldwide sticker site.
- In the modern era of full-face crash hats Senna's helmet was the daddy of them all.
- The cardoon is surely the daddy of all seed heads.
- The daddy of food presentation is probably top chef Richard Neat.
- He is not yet a household name, but the daddy of the Russian oligarchy can still turn heads.
- Tennis, cricket, boxing and the daddy of them all, football, bring in huge sums.
- But when it comes to sales strengths, Glasgow is the daddy of them all.
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