In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mollera feminine informalcacumen masculine informaluse your noddle — usa la mollera / el cacumen informal
- Years later Whitman dismissed Harlan gently: ‘He was only a fool: there was only a dim light in his noddle.’
- What everyone can do against such a spying network: use your noddle and encrypt your emails.
- Surely he won't be able to talk his way out of it because all the evidence needed to prosecute is on film, if the police use their noddle.
- If you haven't got a spare battery and you need to use your notebook during that week, you'll have to use your noddle or go back to good old fashioned paper and pen.
- And why doesn't it use its noddle and insist on fewer and simpler pricing mechanisms rather than behave like the gullible teenager all the time?
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