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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- In the past year, Irish police have adopted a tougher approach to pubs and off-licences that sell drink to teens.
- I have no problem with adults out having a social drink, where I do have the problem is when people buy alcohol from off-licences and drink in groups around the town.
- Febvre supplies wine to shops, supermarkets, off-licences, restaurants, hotels and pubs.
- The number of wine shops and off-licences have exploded hand in hand with the consumer's love affair with wine.
- Most of the major supermarkets and off-licences are discounting the prices of wines and champagnes, perhaps anticipating the after-Christmas slump.
- A similar appeal has been made to off-licences and other shops selling alcohol, in a letter which has even gone to pubs as much as five miles away from the football stadium.
- But the owners of off-licences insisted they only sold alcohol to adults and were ‘powerless to stop them passing it on to minors.’
- Almost £3.1bn worth of wine was bought from shops and off-licences in the year to February 2003, compared with around £1.3bn in 1992.
- In all, police visited 13 shops and only one off-licence sold the youngster drink.
- His accomplice tried unsuccessfully to open the till at the off-licence and grocery shop in Wood Green, north London.
- ‘No planning permission is necessary if the same shop were to be converted into an off-licence selling beer, spirits and wine,’ he said.
- Airports and supermarket off-licences already serve alcohol around the clock.
- I went shopping at my local off-licence recently and bought six Aussie brands at an average price of £6.65.
- Both these leading wine shops are also off-licences - that is, legally entitled to sell beer and spirits as well as wine.
- I knew Bill wouldn't have a problem getting served in an off-licence and he didn't.
- He said only people aged 18 or over should be allowed to sell alcohol in off-licences, supermarkets and pubs.
- Southend stores and off-licences are freely selling alcohol, tobacco and fireworks to underage youngsters, an investigation has revealed.
- Police are urging off-licences and traders selling alcohol to log the number of refusals and report offending adults.
- Police say they will be running a number of operations over the next few weeks to target under-age drinkers and also make sure off-licences are not selling alcohol to people under age.
- He had already been drinking before he arrived with a bottle of vodka and he and his companion went to an off-licence for more drink around 6.30 pm.
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