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 tried many styles of underwear and jockstraps looking for something to wear that would keep me from chafing when I bike and run.
- No one wants to ruffle anyone else's jockstraps.
- He used to peel down to his jockstrap, muscles glistening, sly grin flashing, while firing cryptic answers at the media, which he loathed.
- I remember Auntie Mame as having the first jockstrap joke I ever encountered.
- By the by, Thompson went out trick or treating, as they say, last Halloween wearing nothing but a turban, a jockstrap and some lipstick, he says.
- He even went so far as to take a crew of reporters with him while he went to a sporting goods store to buy a jockstrap.
- ‘We have to wear jockstraps though,’ he adds, wincing.
- ‘Kids today are not wearing jockstraps,’ answered spokesperson Jenny Shulman matter-of-factly.
- Though I've yet to come across any program involving a jockstrap fashion show, I figure Jenny Jones has to get to it eventually.
- Every guy that's ever put on a jockstrap has gone through it, no matter how good you are, and they're just miserable things.
- You're the one who left his lucky jockstrap on the field.
- Many Buffalo fans had their jockstraps in knots over the players who left the Bills in the offseason.
- Another polo acquaintance stole one of Rubi's jockstraps and nailed it up in the barn where he kept his breeding stallions, as a good luck charm.
- Still, I'll say this for Kennedy: at least he never dragged the press along to watch him buy a jockstrap.
- He also likes to wear the same jockstrap throughout the campaign.
- I think, however, that boys should start wearing protective gear like jockstraps even at the 5th grade level.
- And then one time a jockstrap that I wore when I did Cabaret ended up on eBay.
- Brian could see that the man was wearing a jockstrap.
- Enter the junkyard jungle gym and slowly clamber through it, stripping to your jockstrap at the halfway mark.
- It would be like giving her a jockstrap or a cheeseburger.
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