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 other case was the woman who was acquitted in court for using a riding crop on her son.
- Robert whipped at a patch of well-kept grass with his riding crop.
- Keith tucks his riding crop under his arm and hops up on Chief.
- A horse whip conjures up visions of a long stock type whip, where a riding crop is a small item, about 18 inches long and is designed to give a short sharp sting with no seen physical effects.
- Skinner kept canes and a riding crop in his locker, which he used on his victims.
- Public attitudes to punishment are revealed by the readiness of juries to acquit parents who have hit their children with whips, canes, riding crops, electric flexes, and belts.
- She rode on unharmed, no doubt breathing a sigh of relief as the only weapon she carried was a riding crop.
- One of the lads began beating the horses on their quarters with a riding crop to get them into the water, despite the fact that both horses were terrified.
- And someone should take a riding crop to the film-makers.
- Two hours later, Thompson came bellowing into the room holding a glass of whisky and a leather riding crop.
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