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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- That is when you turn to the nearest mirror and say, ‘Oh you saucy little writing minx you!’
- The little minx only writes him once every fortnight, wasting postage and the money on the paper, but of course he is supporting her.
- She sang to the bartender, who smiled widely, not daring to tell the minx to get off his counter.
- Aurora, given the chance to be true to herself, rather than to her trio of husbands, turns out to be a world-class minx.
- The little minx knew exactly what she was doing and she actually enjoyed it.
- There's a phrase for that, you saucy minx - it's called ‘home wrecker’.
- How can the boring day-to-day life of toiling in the fields to return to a modest wife and toddler in rough-hewn country garments and a meal of soup and home-baked bread compare to a smoking, bob-haired minx in fancy lingerie.
- All they do is lead you on, using you as the conduit to your minx of a best friend.
- I know for a fact that there are some fashionable little minxes who read this blog on the odd occasion.
- She's not at all a passive love object, she's actually, I think, a bit of a minx.
- All the staff are great, including the gorgeous minx on the door.
- Behind the spectacles and the twin set of the demure secretary runs the hot blood of a rampaging minx.
- And at the checkout I had to sift through the basket of items I had chosen and those which had been sneaked in by my minx of a little helper.
- Then suddenly I realized I was laughing with the minx.
- The little minx had somehow slipped in right underneath my nose, undetected, and no one had bothered to tell me?
- The minx agrees, only to put a clause in her wedding contract that allows her to brew coffee whenever she pleases.
- The sneaky minx stood very, very close next to Michael to look at the names.
- The minx laughed her usual self-indulgent laugh.
- We could call her a minx or whatnot, but it still wouldn't adequately describe her.
- And yes, Drew, that was my favourite T-shirt you were wearing and yes I do want it back, you minx!
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