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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- His hair was in a flat-top with the front part slicked up like a tailfin on a Cadillac.
- The two younger tattooists are both short and wide with flat-tops.
- He's wiry, he wears a goatee and a flattop, he's got a ready smile and a quick wink and, yeah, I suppose he has opinions.
- In eighth-grade, one of my classmates got a flattop.
- The children were allowed to drink sodas for breakfast and this seemed as exotic to me as Elwin's silver flattop and the red bow ties he customarily wore.
- Irreverent commentary is as much a characteristic trait of Duke as his razor edged flattop, and he hasn't lost any of his will to communicate his intent.
- Apparently Pop is sold on growing his hair out from the flattop we're all used to, into some kind of feathered, curling-in-the-back thing.
- A flat-top modified by blow-dried wings of hair is a good start.
- At a time when the flattop represented the American male ideal, the rockabillies wore coiffures worthy of French royalty.
- I was at a large, mostly punk house-party when a nervous-looking kid with a flat-top showed up.
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