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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- Kaeldra snapped the kickstand aside, uttered a few necessary words and the motorcycle roared to life.
- Gandoff stopped the motorcycle and kicked down the kickstand.
- Hopping aboard my Zellers-purchased Ridge Racer, flipping the kickstand aloft and drifting out into the Kanata streets en route to work.
- Another one involved me and a bunch of friends sitting around on motorcycles talking about them and flipping our kickstands and stuff.
- He popped his bike on the kickstand, and undid his helmet strap… to reveal curly blond hair, and freckly, soft looking skin.
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