In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(drink)huevo a la ostra masculine Chile
- Finally, there are eggs - another favourite ‘cure’ be it in the form of a fried breakfast, omelettes or a ‘prairie oyster’, a drink containing an egg yolk.
bebida hecha con huevo crudo y vinagre para aliviar la resaca
- Hank's knee caught Mustache straight in his prairie oysters and he made a sound like a steam kettle saying the letter ‘n’ before dropping heavily on Hank's chest.
- Sandy from Calgary (visited during the Stampede) has the balls to suggest a quick stop at a certain café for a feed of prairie oysters (bull testicles).
- Calgary can offer steak rounded out with prairie oysters and washed down with a red-eye, but old New Orleans can rustle up a much bigger spread of crawfish, jambalaya and ribs.
- Cross-referenced and linked, with plenty of supplemental and anecdotal information, Ray includes everything from the process of getting prairie oysters (it takes balls) to recipes for traditional Mexican insect dishes.
- If the environmental accord were a bull, you would be feasting on barbecued prairie oysters.
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