In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1loquero masculine informalloquera feminine informal
- Like his headshrinker asks in ‘The Boy Who Does His Age in Minutes’: ‘Do you really remember that boy… or are you just telling me stories about him?’
- ‘Your friend Alexis is a pretty good headshrinker,’ Kate acknowledged.
- She buckled her shoulder holster in place, noting the date with a slight frown. ‘I've got another appointment with the headshrinker soon,’ she thought with a slight smile.
- His charm and simple way of simply listening to people soon has him with more patients than both the town's other headshrinkers put together.
- She smiled grimly, ‘There are times you almost sound like that damn headshrinker they have me seeing.’
- Our headshrinker describes the differing cases of Glen, who enjoys wearing ladies' clothing, especially angora sweaters.
- ‘Another session with that damn headshrinker,’ she muttered, heading into the kitchen.
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