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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- The mysterious and loosely knit movement has since spiralled and the group has played a series of hoaxes and pranks on the Italian media.
- Presumably, they will never be allowed to broadcast this as a part of their show and it raises the issue of how far you can go with pranks on celebrities.
- It has been reported in certain quarters that his actions are a prank or a public-relations stunt.
- It would play pranks and tricks on you over and over again until you would get annoyed and irritated.
- Being the younger child, she had always been pampered and now was always up to some pranks and tricks.
- Since I do not spend my time with childish pranks and games, they don't see me as one of them.
- It almost seemed like a joke, a harmless prank one of his friends had pulled on him.
- Engineers responsible for the pranks may also be facing academic discipline from the university.
- They were childhood enemies that pulled practical pranks on each other.
- Most of the dares consisted of kissing or stupid stunts and pranks.
- The second element, designed to keep the crowd smiling through the serious bits, is a series of pranks.
- Still these biker boys made out such things were mere pranks, a witty jape for a Sunday afternoon.
- Dad had a great sense of humor and enjoyed pranks and joking around with friends and family.
- He loved to tease, and numerous times his friends were the victims of his practical pranks.
- So you would think that I would have learned from being the subject of all these little pranks.
- Whether old-fashioned pranks, such as knocking on doors and running away, are still popular, it is hard to tell.
- The game starts out innocently, with the usual childhood pranks and mayhem.
- After these pranks, the second volume, covering the war years and their aftermath, was rather a let-down.
- The local mischiefmakers played numerous pranks, leading to hilarious consequences.
- She used to make me laugh when she told me of the harmless jokes and pranks she played earlier that day.
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