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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- Mr Nielsen, who runs a piggery and asparagus farm, claimed he had been unable to harvest 30 per cent of his asparagus, worth $1 million, due to a shortage of pickers.
- All the piggeries empty their waste into the ponds where shrimp and grass-carp are raised for the table.
- Yet according to official statistics, these small piggeries account for 30 per cent of all the pig farms in Shanghai.
- The court heard that at the piggery, farmers regularly drew off slurry to spread on their lands.
- More recently the stable block was used to house race horses and a piggery.
- I converted the piggery into a workshop for the restoration of antique furniture and that business prospered for 22 years but that is another story!
- For example, a small piggery on flat land next to a wetland could have a much more significant environmental effect than a large extension to an existing coal mine.
- The other districts have hammer mills, piggeries, oil extracting machines and vegetable gardens and are also involved in other agricultural projects.
- Measures will include shifting the piggeries to avoid the possibility of more serious problems with run-off in the future.
- This site used to be a piggery 20 years ago and it already had buildings on it when we moved here, so how can it be Green Belt?
- It will also grow and package mushrooms and sweet beet, mostly to be used as fodder in its piggery.
- The claimant gave uncontested evidence about the agricultural use of the defendant's premises, which include what was formerly a piggery and about 25 acres of grassland.
- That said, of course the other area of factory farming is intensive piggeries, and broiler farms.
- As to the farm it was a small acreage with a few rows of growing vegetables, centered with a chicken coop of a few laying chickens, a barn with couple of milking cows and a piggery populated by a large brood of grunting pigs.
- Its annoyance results in the reduction of milk and or meat production in dairy, poultry and piggery farms.
- In order to realise the dream of food security, the centre will run a banana plantation, a piggery and chicken run to feed the orphans.
- Once Crowe Farm had been a thriving piggery but the buildings had become derelict.
- I lived on a farm for 7 years, and worked in a piggery part time for two years.
- Officially, the number of piggeries rose from 4 in 1940 to 87 in 1945.
- To use up surplus whey he erected a piggery that produced pigs good enough to fetch top market dollar.
- You're oblivious to the piggery of it.
- The club secretary remained calm in the face of this assault on male chauvinist piggery.
- Good news on the pedometer - I should probably keep using mine, since I keep lapsing into moments of utter piggery.
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