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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- While it might seem this could be just another drippy and hackneyed heart-of-the-West melodrama, this made-for-TV movie is actually quite engaging, mostly because of its wholesome approach.
- She's sympathetic without being drippy, extremely levelheaded, and (for a change) her sexuality is understated.
- I used to hate the ‘weird drippy people,’ but now I'm in awe.
- A drippy woman wished me good morning and asked ‘How are you?’
- What do you think of that drippy single, " A Moment Like This"?
- This isn't narcissism, it's not the kind of being in love with myself that makes me feel like gazing into the mirror all day, or erecting monuments and writing myself drippy poetry I'll regret later.
- Darcy was very drippy but the movie was saved by Hugh Grant.
- Jake changes overnight from drippy layabout to high roller.
- But I developed a cocky persona to distance ourselves from the drippy bands of the time.
- Mainly they're drippy playground recollections.
- He studied us, two drippy guys with goofy grins.
- The bad news is that my drippy sister is in that class.
- I lost sight of Austin when some drippy, gooey slow song started to play.
- I'll try and sober up and be more coherent and less drippy.
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