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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- Then again, it turns out that, as a nation, Sweden could drink any steak-eating New Yorker pantywaist under the table. 46 litres of spirits a year?
- Ultimately the little roughneck escapes, and she bonds with the town's nerdy little pantywaist.
- It's about sushi-gobbling pantywaists in the luxury boxes playing out their fantasies.
- Imagine my disgust at having to sit in the dark with ascot-wearing pantywaists who call the movies ‘cinema’ and smoke imported cigarettes.
- He has devised the word ‘Guardianistas’, for the pantywaists (nervous nellies) who read this paper and have an occasional reservation about American foreign policy.
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