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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- One of the listener letters read on Here and Now today complained about some newscaster's failure to use ‘subjunctive case’.
- With Groundhog Day but a distant memory, it's time for local newscasters to dust off the perennial V-Day human interest story.
- Because the networks handle the exit polls in such a cloak-and-dagger fashion, not every newscaster who talks about them understands their limitations.
- His proficiency as a newscaster also lent credibility to this inherently incredible story.
- One young newscaster ducked suddenly out of camera range to avoid some flying roof tiles coming her way and then scrambled back up to finish her report.
- News was consequential in the early days of ITN, and when they read it they meant it - newscasters made the news happen.
- An immaculately coiffed local newscaster was there on the screen prattling the latest ‘news’ from Iraq.
- This was not only a sentiment intoned by politicians and newscasters but one that we were all saying to ourselves.
- On National Public Radio a newscaster reads a report on the latest Palestinian-Israeli spat then hesitates - and almost as an afterthought attributes the information to the Israeli government.
- The BBC was attacked for showing disrespect-its newscaster having worn a purple, rather than a black tie when announcing the death.
- Although heat drying and curling irons are part of this newscaster's daily grind, she balances them with consistent conditioning and moisturizing.
- The 30-year-old, who is married to a Czech television newscaster, attributes his revival to concentrating on improving his short game.
- And, yes, television newscasters now end their news bulletin with Allah Hafiz, invariably on the state-owned TV channel but also on other channels.
- She watched the news again, but the newscaster had turned to another story.
- The newscaster was reading the details of the astronauts who perished, and about halfway through, it sounded like he had to take a deep breath in order to keep himself going, to keep his voice from breaking.
- Though he is often ridiculous in this movie, he is rarely ridiculed, and behind the pompous buffoonery of San Diego's most favored newscaster is an endearing quality that keeps him entirely sympathetic.
- They keep referring to the person as ‘the killer’ in singular, yet every pundit and newscaster and man on the street has spoken of this being a team effort.
- In Catholic Spain, Felipe, Prince of Asturias, married divorced newscaster Letizia Ortiz in May of 2004.
- The newscaster reads about so and so many people being killed or this bomb going wrong, but there's no emotion to it.
- When you hear a promo for a nutrition story on the local news, the newscaster will likely claim that new research has found that an ordinary food will save your life or kill you.
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