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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- Och, this is useless, my gramma could have scored that!
- Momma's gone to grammas… and Jacobs gone… ‘she coughed again.’
- I heard my gramma answer and ask if my dad was home.
- Well, I just started getting into it, and my gramma likes to watch the game sometimes because she used to watch it a lot with my grampa.
- Now out of that snow and give your gramma a hug before you catch your death.
- Think about it this way, do you get fearful when your calling up dear old gramma on the phone to check how she is doing?
- She could remember her gramma cooking on a stove like that.
- My gramma spent the morning with a friend.
- Look, gramma, I know you're almost six times older than me, but it ain't exactly something to be proud of, ya know?
- Because gramma didn't have time to go and get any fruit, so we are being nice and bringing some for her, ok?
- They had to leave yesterday to go to my gramma's so I volunteered to go pick up Grey.
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