In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pollero masculinepollera femininepoulterer's — pollería feminine
- It's good news for poulterers but poor news for the vicar - nearly three-quarters of us will tuck into turkey at Christmas, but little more than 25 per cent will attend a church service.
- Alas, the York poulterer had only large turkeys left in the shop, so what he did was cut the birds in half.
- There were country folk and lecturers, dentists and poulterers, a hairdresser from Cardiff and a poet from Cheltenham.
- Since organic poulterers don't use artificial light to force their hens to keep laying, you can boost their income by buying their high-summer egg surplus - and using them in this wonderful dish.
- Further into Chinatown there are more traditional market-type shops, including fishmongers with plastic buckets of eels, poulterers with flattened ducks and grocers with rambutans, lychees and other tropical Asian fruits.
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