In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mainstream politicians in Holland have found it difficult to respond to the loquacious professor.
- Some of these authors wrote attention-grabbing, grotesque, and overly loquacious pieces, and others settled for merely highly reflective, more conventional literature.
- She tells us how on one plane journey she sat next to a loquacious and elderly Egyptian banker, who advised her that it is a religious duty to be happy, no matter which god one worships.
- It's a place where all the cabbies are loquacious, every stranger is a character, and people frequently break out into song on the street.
- With his brightly coloured breeches, beaky nose and piercing eyes, he must have resembled a loquacious and quick-witted parrot.
- He was loquacious, providing a great deal of his introspection in public.
- He cares and worries intensely about movies, and he's eloquent, loquacious, even verbose on the subject.
- Driving around the farm in his old pickup truck, my uncle would politely nod while I solved all the world's problems as only a loquacious 10-year-old can.
- He is as affable and loquacious as any good politician, but also displays a genuine interest in others and what they have to say.
- There is something seductive about Ireland's loquacious inhabitants.
- We law professors are loquacious enough as it is; no need to encourage us.
- They are intensely literate and endlessly loquacious.
- But there's a lot in the manifesto to like - for a start, it's loquacious on the subject of public transport.
- It is surprising how nastily loquacious people become when a national newspaper's chequebook is waved under their eager noses.
- The Mirror spoke to the loquacious Norman about availability.
- The man is so congenially infectious, so enthusiastically loquacious, he makes you want to grin and agree with even his wackier statements.
- There is a break in the training and the loquacious Bobby steps out.
- A self-imposed career hiatus has kept this eloquent, loquacious and unpretentious street-style guy from touring around these parts since the late '90s.
- I cannot tell whether he recognised me, but that night he was voluble, almost loquacious.
- Exactly what the players make of their loquacious boss could be gauged this past week by the sight of many of them wearing T-shirts in his honour.
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