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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- Donating blood is harmless to the donor and yet gives a gift of life to a dying person.
- Surely greater freedom would involve allowing people to smoke a harmless drug such as cannabis?
- This might all sound like harmless fun - but we were also warned that mobile phones can break up marriages.
- The print is harmless enough as an image; it is the inscription that brings it to the edge of obscenity.
- I agreed, breathing a sigh of relief that his request seemed to be innocent and harmless enough.
- Unlike the Leopard Snake which I now know to be harmless, these cute little chaps are much more appealing.
- Who knows if this allegedly harmless toy was not, in reality, to be used as a stash of illegal weapons?
- And of course we should continue to take these awful, embarrassing and harmless photos.
- For the medical trial, the virus, will be made harmless, modified so that patients do not have any ill effects.
- Over the last few years marijuana has gradually lost its 70s image as a harmless drug.
- It can cause nausea and, in extreme cases, death in humans, but is harmless to marine life.
- Although there has never been a recorded death from the overuse of cannabis, it is not harmless.
- I can think of better things to do than spend hours in the baking Greek sun but it seems like a harmless enough hobby.
- The tope shark is considered harmless to humans because of its small size and its preference for small prey items.
- Belief in them is harmless enough, no doubt, and may lead on to a further interest in matters Egyptological.
- It seems a pretty harmless form of entertainment that may even encourage a healthy scepticism in its audience.
- It is in a critical stage and the only way to save her is through a relatively harmless bone marrow transplant.
- The whale shark, the biggest fish on earth, is a plankton feeder and harmless to divers.
- Anyone who has ever met him will tell you he is completely harmless.
- On closer inspection, it turned out that the birds were suffering from a virus harmless to humans.
- How long this gentle, shy, harmless, unworldly man can carry on pushing his heavy load, God only knows!
- A bacteriophage is a virus that attacks bacteria but which is generally harmless to human beings.
- Natural processes are capable of breaking down waste products to harmless end products.
- If you think Internet flirting and cybersex are harmless, you might want to reconsider.
- The owner of that dog said that it was harmless, which is predictable.
- The only difference is that meat infected with scrapie is harmless to humans, whilst BSE kills.
- She asks him about his drug use and tries to say that it makes him psychologically inclined to believe cannabis is harmless.
- Although they're hardly cutting any new edge, it's competent and harmless enough.
- They often spoke to us children as we passed on our way to school, and seemed both friendly and harmless enough.
- Many years ago he was known as the most dangerous man in his neighbourhood, yet now everyone thought of him as harmless.
- We've got better things to do than to try and distort what is now a harmless nickname.
- It sounds so innocuous, so harmless, like it would barely cause a murmur or a ripple.
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