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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- William led the sleepout outside Leinster House in Dublin.
- The day after the sleepout, November 15th, according to Lewis, the city offered the solid waste workers a hazardous duty retirement option.
- The hostel and resources manager said: ‘The sleepout is not just about one night.’
- Bertie dropped in on the 48-hour sleepout under the Bank of Ireland porticoes at College Green to chat to the teenagers and wish them well.
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- To find that I have three painters camped in my sleepout and on my verandah.
- She had to cook for the family and the hired farm worker who lived in the sleepout but had all his meals provided.
- Senior Sergeant Dennis Murphy said the officers burst through the doors of a sleepout at the rear of the property to find the suspected lab.
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