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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- Jon is a friendly, creative stand-up comedian, with a love of languages, martial arts, and a healthy loathing for heavy physical exertion.
- I hadn't done anything other than to be attractive to him and then to say no, and suddenly I was an object of fury, lust, and loathing.
- They have to find a new object for their loathing or the AM radio ratings are going to tank.
- Sorry, folks, but loathing is not a strategy - especially when much of the country finds the object of your loathing a likable guy.
- With her absolute loathing of the working class, she ironically created a species of vandals whose sole purpose in life seems to be to destroy the society they live in.
- There are thousands who believe in the justness of this war who are sickened with loathing of the means taken to obtain soldiers to carry it on.
- His vehement loathing of Christianity betrayed precisely the resentment that he identified as the defining psychological feature of his object of hatred.
- It was only when confronted with the loathing so many on the left feel for him that I discovered how much there was to admire in the doughty old demagogue.
- Perhaps the overhyped fear and loathing whipped up about animals such as rattlesnakes arises from surprise encounters that people have with snakes, in which the snakes are perceived as intruders.
- His loathing of imperialism was visceral, because he knew, firsthand, what it meant.
- But what most feeds his loathing is his love for his sensitive, intelligent mother, and the realisation that he had to share her affection with such a brute.
- Despite the fear and loathing they often engender, wild rats play an important part in the biological economy of this fallen world.
- Although a friend of the King, my loathing of the overthrown politicians was such that I accepted with alacrity.
- I am too often shocked by the vitriolic repulsion many people feel for our leader and America in general, especially because the loathing is often poorly informed.
- Rather, they must be motivated by a loathing of capitalism, progress, and success.
- But the response to those attacks has done much to intensify the culture of fear and loathing, and the consequent drive to turn precaution into the first principle of politics.
- Yet the conservative press tries to keep us all in a frenzied state of fear and loathing, constantly awaiting the next mugging and poised to shoot the next burglar.
- When I was mortal, as you are still, that name filled me with loathing.
- Sure, both teams and fans go through the dreary ritual, psyching themselves up into a lather of loathing but to what end?
- I have the healthiest loathing for people who consider themselves important enough to regard other forms of life as theirs to play with.
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