In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Britishgrog masculineponche masculine
- Sir Francis' comments are just as likely to ring true as mine own, so consider these wise words as ye down your grog tonight.
- Peg legs, black swats, parrots, hooks, pigtails, grog, cutlasses - he has got it all.
- The only thing she managed to get out of her was something about lots of grog and not enough sleep, before she turned over and promptly fell asleep again.
- But they took some solace from the hot grog that was served on the 21st to commemorate their first year at sea.
- The grog had satiated her thirst, but had seemed to increase her hunger.
- In his time waiting, he had discovered that the stuff they called grog suited his palate just fine.
- These rumors soon reached Hornblower who questioned if the man had gotten too large a ration of grog, hoping to make light of any such stories.
- I told him there must be a rational explanation and then locked him in the brig to live on bread and grog for a week.
- He wrote that the condition usually struck after a year or more of voyaging, and he tried to delay its onset with generous rations of grog and compulsory dancing on deck to the tunes of a blind fiddler.
- The bicentennial anniversary of the battle is coming up later this year, be sure to take a measure of grog and toast Horatio Nelson on the day of the battle - October 21st.
- ‘I know I've wasted a lot of money on grog, but I promise you that I'll try to control myself,’ his father said, sincerely.
- I've got a flagon of grog hanging from my neck, a pocket full of fascinating promotional cards with ladies' telephone numbers on them and the bold, brave spring of the tiger that quickens my walk.
- When men needed help, they hired it, and paid the going rate, which no longer included the traditional ration of grog.
- You know, they made that grog, right, with the rum?
- The rest of the rum was poured into a large tub and mixed with water - three parts water to one of rum (after 1938, only two parts water) - to become grog, which was what the ratings got.
- Well, the late-night grog and rum parties really helped!
- As the four sat down to a dinner of bread and grog that night, Nick pulled out a map.
- A shot of local rum or creamy rum grog is a traditional accompaniment.
- ‘Now, take this to him,’ he stated and handed her a mug of grog.
- Now, having long since left behind the toil of the sea, he hefted flasks of whiskey instead of halyards, ladled grog instead of tar, or polished glass instead of brass.
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