In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hermanos) siameses masculine(hermanas) siamesas feminine
- By the way, we have an exclusive coming later, don't turn out because there were two tortoises born attached like Siamese twins and they were separated by a doctor and we have an exclusive tonight.
- Beverly becomes his own Siamese twin, separating from himself into a haze of drugs and bad behavior.
- A rumour in Keighley that Siamese twins had been born to a couple has been confirmed.
- Conjoined twins were once referred to as Siamese twins, after the nationality of Chang and Eng Bunker, who lived from 1811 to 1874.
- Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem are akin to Siamese twins that share vital and less vital organs.
- Merdias has said that there is one pair of Siamese twins born for every 200,000 live births.
- A rare and complicated operation in Singapore to separate a pair of Siamese twins from Nepal who are joined at the head continues to progress smoothly as it enters its fourth day.
- A pair of Siamese twins from Nepal who were joined at the head survived a rare three-and-a-half day operation in Singapore to separate them, Singapore General Hospital said Tuesday.
- Even Siamese twins are commonly held to have distinct identities.
- In English, and I suppose in other languages that have been influenced by English, conjoined twins is a more polite phrase than Siamese twins, which is what most people call them in private.
- Ligatures are certain combinations of letters that are joined on the page like Siamese twins.
- It's like watching a freak show, a version of the circus displaying the Elephant man, the bearded lady, the Siamese twins joined at their skulls.
- The pair spent the last race as close as Siamese twins, with Wyatt just not quite able to find a way around the big Rover.
- The Maltese couple whose Siamese twins were separated in Manchester are expecting another child.
- ‘Tug us any closer and we will officially be the world's first Siamese twins that were joined after birth,’ he said dryly.
- Policy and its implementation are like Siamese twins - usually, like Siamese twins who have quarrelled; of all government policies, most fail in their implementation.
- They aren't opponents, they are Siamese twins.
- If the Siamese twins were not separated, they were both expected to die in a matter of months.
- A pair of Siamese twins joined at the spine both survived an operation to separate them in December last year.
- It's a novel set in New Cardiff, Vermont, about a couple who become so close they're almost Siamese twins, which echoes Webb's relationship with Fred, an aristocratic feminist who shaves her head.
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