In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1jocosohe was embarrassingly jocular — daban vergüenza ajena sus esfuerzos por resultar divertido / jocoso
- Like many a fond father he was relaxed, expansive and jocular.
- And the president's habit of roughing people up with jocular derision doesn't work as well when the trappings of power aren't all around him.
- Before departing on my jocular journey, I needed to know a little more about the ‘Land of Blizzards, Bugs & Beer’.
- The discussion was fast paced and jocular, with nearly all of the jokes at the expense of IMX's desperate competitors.
- In a jocular way he replied, Lucky you, and walked on.
- This was his rather jocular response at the time.
- Dublin had just demolished Donegal and he was in particularly jocular mood.
- While jocular and jovial most of the time, these two titans can grow a bit wearisome with their constant credit taking.
- In a jocular vein he speaks about the raw deal meted out to directors by certain half-baked specialists ‘who speak authoritatively’ about cinema.
- Two terribly eager young men were dueling with megaphones, exchanging jocular insults across the concourse.
- They show no signs of mistreatment and even have a jocular relationship with the two guards.
- Jack was blessed with a sunny, jocular disposition and was never rushed, making time for everyone.
- July is one of the most popular jocund, jocose, and jocular months of the year.
- This incident encapsulated the nature of the jocular Scotsman's influential ministry.
- For one significant reason, the jocular Thomson can afford not to be too downbeat about the Fifers' 8-1 mauling on their own patch last month.
- Like previous national meetings, the NAS conference proceeded in a mostly serious, yet occasionally jocular mood.
- Harmless jokes or jocular winking at the workplace can lead to activation of such guidelines.
- It takes talent to transform a joke into a jocular jewel and the cast of the Mad Mission movies succeeds time and time again.
- Witty and polished, the film takes a jocular view of the characters and their failings but doesn't judge events.
- You'll be splenetic and over-heated and I'll be jocular and whimsical.
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