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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- I know I have a big mouth, but give me some damn credit… Jeez.
- Oh, you know, I've been writing for so many years, and every time I read something that I wrote a few years ago, I would think, Jeez, I can improve on that.
- Dogbert: Jeez, it's like I'm talking to a wall here!
- And the next time you blog, and write personal stuff, you can't help seeing that person's face before your eyes, and thinking, Jeez, he's gonna be reading this!
- If this really is gonna happen in the future then Jeez, tell me now so I can change it - I don't know if I can sit through this conversation again.
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