In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A soldier stepped on his head, he said, and someone broke a phosphoric light and spilled the chemicals on him.
- This increased pollution in the water body by raising the phosphoric content in the lake, thereby encouraging weed growth.
- Observers, however, revealed some irregularities, including the use of wooden and thus non-transparent ballot boxes and a weakened solution of phosphoric ink.
- 3,500 million years ago in some warm little pond, with ammonia, phosphoric salts, light, heat etc. present, a protein compound was chemically formed to undergo.
- It included: ‘Breaking chemical lights and pouring the phosphoric liquid on detainees.’
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