In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tarado informalbaboso Latin America informalwe're ruled by dumb-ass politicians — estamos gobernados por políticos tarados informal
- I just can't believe that someone would blatantly shoot and kill someone else in cold blood for no dumb-ass reason, and right in front of a bunch of people!
- Then we can work on preserving our history and not allow another irreplaceable structure to become a financial liability and vanish or be mutilated by another dumb-ass developer.
- I don't care about your dumb-ass balance between worlds!
- The thing is, I also like stem cell research and oppose dumb-ass Constitutional amendments banning gay marriage.
- And so we buy dumb-ass mink-lined 4x4s instead of pick-ups.
- Take a movie with good action, and replace all the dumb-ass plot contrivances with smart and believable twists.
- It's harder to defend the property rights of those who are perceived to be dumb-ass dilettantes.
- Maybe you could argue that the government has been permissive in not criticizing Liberal party officials who make dumb-ass statements, but that's a complaint to register privately, not publicly.
- There was a lot of reader response to our recent post on dumb-ass liberal celebrities and the much smaller number of conservative celebrities who, however, make up in quality what they lack in quantity.
- What is the most dumb-ass thing you ever did in your life?
- Yeah, I'm pretty sure the voice of the people would have supported a flag-burning amendment back in 1988, but that would have been an equally dumb-ass amendment.
- Let me see if you can answer that dumb-ass question.
- Two men, with thirty years of physical age difference, but no emotional difference, fight for the affection of a woman they love in the only way they know how: like dumb-ass fifteen-year-olds.
- Time and time again, we are inches away from dumb-ass politicians making disastrous decisions.
- Well, my boy Joey is eight years old, and he's a foul-mouthed dumb-ass little loser just like his father.
- This dumb-ass matron hasn't a clue on how to run a police service, and is too partisan and stupid to understand the higher concepts of law and justice that transcends partisan politics.
- You've always worked hard your whole life, you'll be damned if you'll put all that effort into something if there ain't no pot of gold at the end of this dumb-ass rainbow…
- In the meantime, the dumb-ass males of the species watch the show with Neanderthal-like interest.
- Thanks for marrying my dumb-ass brother and giving me a chance to miss a few classes.
- Well my dumb-ass friend told me that my job was here with you and not with him, even when I tried to argue with him.
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