In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I remember polishing off my rusks, knocking back my baby milk and jumping down from my high chair to assist.
- This sleepover, on Monday 15 December, comes complete with a light supper and breakfast rusks.
- Consequently, the first foods to pass Oscar's lips (when they didn't stick to his face, hair and fingers) were not baby rice, rusks and gloop out of a jar.
- Visitors can also elect to go on guided tours of the zoo which include slide shows, drinks, rusks and marshmallows around the bonfire.
- ‘We snuggled back into bed for a good read, rusks and coffee,’ she says.
- The traditional cheese and Marmite rusks have been well and truly supplanted.
- Consider the cost of 36 nappy changes a day, 24 feeds, five tubs of baby formula and four and a half boxes of rusks per week.
- I mean, what did they think little Charlotte was going to do: storm the front benches and hold the leader of the house hostage at dummy-point until she achieved free rusks for all?
- And the more we do to perpetuate the myths surrounding motherhood, the more unbearable we make the cross to bear for those who don't find it all rusks and baby bottles.
- A midnight snack of raw horse meat and rusks was followed later by a walk and a hearty breakfast of egg, milk and cornflakes.
- If they were no-added-sugar celery flavoured rusks, then they'd probably be not bad for you at all.
- What I recall is that, for the first time, one of the teams wasn't dressed in green and gold, as had been the case the year before, when my dad woke me up with coffee and rusks to watch the Springboks take on the All Blacks in New Zealand.
- Wheat-based foods which contain gluten, for example, breakfast cereals, wheat flour or rusks.
- Dry Weetbix, children's rusks and Berocca were just some of the substances the iron men and women of Tindal had to swallow.
- And even a plate of chocolate bourbons and some wet rusks aren't going to calm me down now.
- When she started weaning Cameron on to ‘mushy’ food such as wheat-based rusks, his health deteriorated further - and it wasn't just eczema any more.
- The bread has dwindled by now to crumbs and rusks.
- Before you can open your eyes and ask for milk and rusks, you have a birth certificate and National Insurance number slapped on you.
- Pensioners got their promised increase, but only R50-which will allow some to buy shoes or rusks and one to save towards a remote for her television because she is too frail to get up and change channels.
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