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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- Names of the renowned and the infamous are forever appearing in books, articles, and primary materials.
- He was widely regarded as a lock for the top three and a very strong contender just two weeks before his infamous misconduct.
- When you shake her hand, it's with an awareness of all the other hands, famous and infamous, naked and long dead, that she has shaken.
- The infamous London smog is an example of extreme air pollution.
- Made famous, or rather infamous, by Shakespeare, Richard is put ‘on trial’ for murdering two of his nephews.
- Become famous, ideally infamous, through music which attracts teenagers and repels adults in equal degree.
- However, it is those same traits that have made her famous and infamous in equal measure.
- Once society felt certain of the difference between the famous and the infamous.
- Or was there something that took place in your village that made it famous, or infamous?
- Still to come, some of the famous and infamous journalists who joined us during the past year.
- He's famous, infamous even, for many exploits, none of which, you sense, has done him anything but harm.
- I've always said that he was either going to be famous for something or infamous for something.
- Amsterdam is famous, indeed infamous, for its relaxed laws on certain narcotic substances.
- In the minds of many people, Judas Iscariot is one of the most wickedly infamous men of Bible History.
- How well I remember New York delicatessens, having grown up in that city made famous and infamous by recent events.
- Let me ask you about the most famous, or infamous, use of explosives, of course, that plane that went down.
- Famous and infamous incidents in the world of sports will be related to the child.
- When musicians become famous - or infamous - the hype can often overshadow their talent and technique.
- Two weeks ago he was again celebrated when the infamous Luas Bridge in Dundrum was named after the engineer but this time he was a Carlow man!
- An infamous character might be very likely to be a charge on the State.
- Up until the early to mid eighties, Chile was famous or infamous for cheap Spanish style reds and whites.
- Debates about ethics have often accompanied well-known, not to say infamous, cases of alleged ethical transgression.
- Of course there are far more famous or rather infamous figures in the history of the last two centuries.
- This goes to the heart of what the infamous international comparison was all about - objective quality.
- Darcy writes to her, outlining his role in influencing Bingley and tells her about Wickhams infamous misconduct with Darcys sister
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