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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- If asked to put a name to their poison, they'd call rye, corn, booze, hooch, eel juice or rotgut.
- When the heart truly aches, it doesn't matter whether you're drinking single-malt scotch or rotgut.
- After all, the whole lime/salt ritual was originally meant to mask the taste of rotgut tequila.
- Cape brandy held its own as a basic South Africa rotgut to be found in colonial clubs and drink cabinets, in the hovels of workers on western Cape farms, and in the huts of African chiefs.
- Smoke a field of tobacco and drink an ocean of rotgut and you still won't have the voice he does, because a gravelly rasp isn't enough without the hard-earned perspective that informs it.
- He drank his share of prohibition rotgut, I doubt if the shine will faze him.
- I observed crowds of party-animal stockbrokers knocking back cups of sweet-potato shochu, and shochu infused with Turkish apricots, both of which tasted more or less like fiery rotgut to me.
- Even the meanest brand of rotgut can be made agreeable with enough ice and water.
- You try mixing Thunderbird and rotgut bourbon and see how you feel.
- I would not have been able to make it through my first New Year's Eve here without streams of the vodka rotgut.
- The bank robber enlists an equally seedy character and, over a bottle of rotgut, the two agree to become partners.
- This, however, was not run of the mill saloon rotgut.
- To call him a songwriter is near blasphemy; this clever child was raised on Anisette instead of murky American rotgut and it shows.
- You can order the cheapest rotgut in the house and the bartender will not smirk at you, he'll probably think you're tough.
- He downed the third beaker of jhana, the local rotgut.
- An accomplished master of the month-long bender, his genteel appearance belies his taste for corn liquor and high proof rotgut.
- No, when you face an airport delay, you're entitled to rest, recreation and rotgut.
- The jails are turned loose and the drunk-tank vagabonds gain the street, full of rotgut and the heat of morning.
- He made good money, but what his sweat earned went for rotgut and other brews; he never saved a penny.
- He said it was the liquor, rum and rotgut, which made him ill, but I reckon it was something worse.
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