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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- Instead, the whole saga was blown up by Microsoft's PR machine to help them avoid paying the huge fine.
- Trudeau's stated goal was to produce a work that provides ‘a comprehensive narrative of one of the most unforgettable sagas in United States history.’
- Indeed Mr Jones is right to acknowledge the impact the whole saga has had on staff morale.
- And so began a saga that involved the Rail Regulator and the Rail Passenger Committee.
- It's fully revised, with a new chapter taking in the whole saga of his resignation and comeback.
- At least one thing came out of the whole saga, and that was that I managed to write a post that brought people to my blog.
- History will not be on Blair's side, it will show that the whole saga is a great political scandal.
- The Minister's gaffe came amidst a day of heightened pressure on all players involved in the saga.
- Having heard the whole saga, I would not lay that charge at their door.
- I walked out thankful the whole saga was over - it is a very stressful time for footballers.
- The truth is that the Enron saga began in India many years ago, many years before I knew anything about it.
- Remember last year, and the whole saga of the Vicarage being saved from falling down?
- And because the Internet is so amazing you can see the whole saga here with just one click.
- Thirty seconds into the additional period came what would be the turning point of the whole saga.
- The saga began two years ago when a swimmer died after hitting his head on a submerged post in the lake.
- An account of the sorry saga appeared in a Think Secret scoop last week.
- Later she was described as the only sane person in the whole saga.
- The Jacobite story was one of history's longest running spy sagas.
- The saga begins in London with the American hostess Barbara Heinz inviting Dorrit to lunch.
- Here began a saga which though now resolved may yet have a sequel.
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