In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chiflado informalmajara Spain slangto go loco — chiflarse informal
- On the couch one evening, our loco analysand is seized by an uncontrollable passion for the ancient medico.
- Along with five equally loco Norwegians and a parrot, he survives on fish that literally hurl themselves on deck, meets up with a few sharks, and endures a beaching in Tahiti.
- It proves that too much sun makes you loco - but in the nicest way.
- A haywire fembot goes loco at a square-dance; another gets post-coital mammary enlargement via remote control.
- If true, this would not only be one of the most loco funding stories, but it gives more credence to the idea of a poker bubble, in which everyone and their mother is either playing poker or launching some kind of poker venture.
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