In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fósforo de seguridad masculinecerilla de seguridad feminine Spaincerillo de seguridad masculine Mexico Central America
- They were helped by hotel manager Yossi Agusti to use the money to buy basic necessities such as sheets, sarongs, buckets, plates, spoons, glasses, water containers, safety matches, flashlights, batteries and food.
- Another familiar, although much less important, use of phosphorus is the manufacture of wood and paper safety matches.
- The introduction of safety matches also facilitated the spread of cigarette smoking.
- They were safety matches, however, and she couldn't find anything to light them on, finding tree bark a poor substitute for the sandpaper-like substance on match boxes.
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