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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- Referees do seem to be homers but they are only human.
- ‘I probably shouldn't call referees homers, but I think generally they bend a little bit to the home side and may be pressured by the crowd,’ he explained.
- Luckily for him, the referee is a complete homer so he gets away with it both times.
- I was tired, having played two games just before that one, the ref was a homer,
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