In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1plum-cake masculineponqué de frutas masculine Colombiafruit cake masculine Mexicobudín inglés masculine River Plateas nutty as a fruitcake — más loco que una cabra informal
- A while ago I suggested that it would be a good idea for Americans if they were to hive off a part of the country I call the ‘axis of stupidity’, and let all the fruitcakes who have been dragging the whole country down go live there.
- It does not mean that ALL smokers are fruitcakes.
- The fruitcake must live in alternate reality.
- I thought he was a bit of a fruitcake or an odd fish.
- That he was loathsome, a complete fruitcake, and madman is well known.
- Will you meet nutcases and fruitcakes in your travels?
- The title character's, perhaps, a little less nutty than the rest of the fruitcakes, but it's a close call.
- Being a studio picture, this is only the beginning, and we are taken on a ridiculous and unbelievable journey through the kind of paranormal world that only unbalanced fruitcakes could possibly relate too.
- We will not try for ‘balance’ by hiring fruitcakes; we will try for balance by hiring non-ideologues who have carefully thought through the issues.
- Good to see that even the fruitcakes are now identifying the real enemy of civilization.
- As I write this, the police are looking for some creep who murdered an innocent young woman, apparently at random and without any motivation except that he's a fruitcake.
- And if there is one consolation to spending a fortnight stuck in the jungle with an assortment of fruitcakes, it is that the experience makes you feel quite sane.
- Just to be clear, we are looking into a way to bring back comments under a registration system that will ensure that we can manage the debate environment in order to keep out timewasters and fruitcakes and the rest.
- If he really was just a fruitcake (that's how they'll try to portray him) they wouldn't pay any attention to him.
- Anyone who thinks that these folks are part of some common ‘network’ is just a fruitcake.
- Before you accuse the chefs of being fruitcakes for starting so well ahead of Christmas, remember that this cake, like wine, gets better with time.
- He was accused of lying, sleeping with young boys and being a fruitcake.
- In kind, if I proclaim on a street corner that a certain Japanese beetle in my back garden is the new Messiah, you are also within your rights to ridicule me as a fruitcake.
- So they tracked him down, and he said, Oh, no, she's a fruitcake, she's made it all up, which drove my family and friends crazy.
- Did I mention that guy from Quebec is a fruitcake?
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