In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For every one rich man there must be at least five hundred poor, and the affluence of the few supposes indigence of the many.
- It was really begun by small boys who had very little cord and would put their indigence to rights by recklessly cutting down other people's kites.
- But you have placed yourself in this predicament through bad policy, and your indigence keeps you in it.
- Unsurprisingly, given the risk of arbitrary expropriation and extortion, the ordinary people responded by living in studied indigence.
- The influx of foreign students in the early 1970s transmuted the lives of Kathakali artistes who had known until then only indigence.
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As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.