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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- Then there's Nick, the hot-blooded Sicilian artist who paints scenes from the raw-edged life he leads, and Gene, the blond Viking giant who smokes reefer and plays very, very rough.
- A group of us were smoking a poorly rolled, filterless reefer up in the empty nosebleeds at the Coliseum.
- Any pothead who has ever purchased a bogus.4 count from some foggy-eyed pusher-man in the Berri metro will understand why it's so important to take to the streets in support of easy access to quality legal reefer.
- ‘Following this latest incident we did find a lot of used beer cans and reefers which would suggest the area has been targeted for late-night parties,’ he said.
- My retinue consisted not of fellow cyclists and fitness heads, but bandmates and the subterfuge associated with playing regularly in a rock band, reefer, and lots of scotch.
- A national newspaper carried a big cartoon of him sitting in a theatre with his open cue case by his side and a very long reefer in his hand, with an usher in the background claiming he thought he had his cue in his case.
- Since the 1980s, reefer madness in these rolling hills has grown as fast as a marijuana plant in the Appalachian spring.
- Una Persson settled a slim, perfect reefer into her holder and fished her Meredith from her top pocket.
- There's something magical about the marriage of the incredible mountain scenery, the West Coast ocean air, and the burn of some reefer in your lungs and mind.
- One reefer, one pill is not on - it's going to impair your ability to drive.
- Soon, everyone is blowing reefer and getting frisky, and it doesn't take long for clothes - and inhibitions - to hit the floor.
- If they're not out raving all night hopped up on that ecstasy stuff, they're out behind the school listening to rap music, smoking reefer and even, sometimes, Mary Jane.
- And I would go out the back door, through the corridors that ran behind the stores, and find a place to fire up a bowl and take a couple hits of reefer.
- She experiments with reefer, makes eyes at the check-out boy and starts talking frankly about sexuality to son Tim, who is justifiably disgusted.
- Hide hand-rolled cigarettes and an occasional reefer from folks at church.
- In interview, Mr Kenny accepted that these were his, and said that he had smoked cannabis - some 5 to 10 reefers a day - to avoid serious ongoing pain and consequent mental suffering caused by his back injury.
- Chancellor Kiryl sighed a bit, took a long puff on his reefer, and blew the smoke out in a long, thin gray cloud.
- After getting popped holding 57 pounds of reefer back in '72, he studied social anthropology in prison and is more than happy to wax philosophical about garbage and what it says about our culture.
- They put a cannabis reefer between his fingers.
- She lives in a damp tenement smelling of curry powder and incense with her layabout boyfriend, whose idea of a busy day is to roll a few reefers while listening to Deep Purple.
- Among a couple of hundred slang names for marijuana, some of the most common are: pot, weed, reefer, grass, dope, joint, seed, tea and Texas tea.
- To Amsterdam, red light capital of the universe, where my man with a reefer reports on the finale to this year's Tall Ships Race.
- I'm not sure if this is normal for most actors, but drinking beer and smoking reefers seems to be the best way to prepare to go onstage for the cast of Wilhelm Reich in Hell.
- It has become rather hilarious to read about the smelly Beatniks who would not bathe, who stayed up all night at cafes reading poetry and listening to jazz, smoking reefer and bed hopping.
- Establishments sell grass openly and the customers (Vietnamese rarely smoke) roll and lazily smoke reefers like a cigarette.
- Terms from years ago, such as pot, herb, grass, weed, Mary Jane and reefer, are still used.
- The man proceeded to roll a reefer, clearly spreading out the tobacco and cannabis without apparently any sense of doing anything wrong.
- I can confirm a 17-year-old from Great Harwood was cautioned for possession of a reefer containing cannabis.
- I thought Jamaica was all sun, giant reefers and smooooth, silky reggae beats.
- We were standing around it drinking beer and smoking reefer.
- He was sprawled over a comfortable looking chair, a reefer stuck in the corner of his mouth and smoldering softly.
- There were a couple of half-smoked reefers just left lying in the gutter by some kids who probably got spooked by some headlights.
- By comparison, 9.3 percent of Americans are mad for reefer, 10.6 percent of Britons, and a whopping 15 percent of Australians.
- Unfortunately, at 14, Michael was interested in smoking reefer, petty larceny, hookers, LSD and basketball.
- We are experimenting to find the best method of switching [users] from reefers to other opiates.
- I was smoking reefer before I played music ever.
- Yet even though Vancouver is known as the Amsterdam of the Pacific Northwest, reefer related businesses have a tenuous existence, operating as they do under the cloud of prohibition.
- She was unable to hold on to Jonathan, who began his career in foster homes at the age of 4 and would eventually go on his own tour of mental hospitals, thanks to some PCP-laced reefers and his grandparents' willingness to sign forms.
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