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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- At the age of 92, the great master began work on her last major photographic project-stunning portraits of other nonagenarians.
- My mother, a nonagenarian, has always had a sense of occasion.
- Seth's son Enos was a peppy nonagenarian when he begat Cainan, and he lived 815 years afterwards; and so on up to Methuselah, who set the biblical record at 969 years.
- On the other hand, the mother, a sprightly nonagenarian, acquitted herself well in the interview, and both she and Ann came across as ‘better’ people as a result.
- Among the pieces on show were calligraphy and paintings by the 100-year-old master Chen Li-fu and by nonagenarians Chang Long-yien and Fu Chuan-fu, two living greats of the Chinese art scene.
- Mind you, that's to be expected from a group of nonagenarians - aged, as they are, at 91, 94, and 95 years old.
- And as often happens with nonagenarians (which she was that summer), the people of whom she spoke most affectionately - Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, - were all dead.
- During the evening a painting, a montage of 150 years of schooling by Badsey artist Michael Barnard, was unveiled by nonagenarians Molly Corbett and Fred Mason, the school's oldest ex-pupils present.
- The nonagenarian took as his new bride a fiftysomething museum director, Louise Kertz.
- Eva Hughes had never even used a typewriter before starting computer lessons but now the nonagenarian has proven it's never too late to learn.
- The two broke free but were cuffed by police after escaping the attacking nonagenarian through a bedroom window.
- His father, a nonagenarian, lived long enough to see his unconventional son become an international celebrity.
- Now a nonagenarian, Hashim's life is pretty simple.
- There has been no such division, however, over the participation of two nonagenarians, one in Mexico and one in Los Angeles.
- In 1954, just prior to becoming a nonagenarian, Dr. Thomas Nixon Carver, who had retired from the Harvard faculty more than two decades before, began a new career as a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
- It was, she told her fellow researchers, as if a nonagenarian suddenly looked forty-something.
- As is the case for many nonagenarians, Ken Clark is experiencing age-related difficulties and is not in the best of health, but on behalf of his many colleagues, admirers and friends, I wish him the best.
- Young men, women and children, nonagenarians and the physically challenged thronged the four-day fair, which concluded on July 7.
- Kunkel and Perls believe that additional genetic analyses of nonagenarians and centenarians will lead to the identification of a few genes that confer longevity in humans.
- With her encouragement, the nonagenarian re-created lost sketches of his hotels that proved the theories.
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