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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- It's called Chelsea but it's of multiple themes and far from the Sloane range.
- To my ear, Zellweger's Sloane is less perfect than Paltrow's snooty home counties in Emma.
- Be it baby boomers, punk, new romantics, Generation X, Sloanes, yuppies, bohos - I was too young/too old/too middle-class/too heterosexual/too poor or too rich to join in the fun.
- You remember that jolly Sloane with the vulgar laugh, the velvet bow in her hair, who on her trips to the races with Diana used to poke passers-by in the bottom with her umbrella?
- But real Sloanes are too busy holding down jobs at Foxtons to hunt foxes.
- In my opinion that's about average for a meal in York, but my brain adds on the taxi fare back home which takes Sloanes into slightly expensive territory.
- A few short years ago they were just another set of superannuated Sloanes.
- Smith has since left the county and joined Middlesex, a little closer to the Mayfair restaurants and Sloanes he adores.
- What we saw in the press and on our TV screens were the faces of Britain's landed gentry, ex-public school boys, and upper-class checked-shirt Sloane types who have turned to aggression and violence to protect their cause.
- But evidence suggests that in the world of business she is anything but a dizzy Sloane.
- Chicken Caesar salad has become a cop-out main course for dieting Sloanes who leave the croutons, but it shouldn't be.
- Her early taste in clothing, all Sloane set ruffles and tweeds, was conventional.
- Repeat after me, Guy: velour is for girlies, caps are for Sloanes, and you should never, ever wear a tracksuit with normal shoes.
- I'd ban those mustard-coloured corduroys that Sloanes wear with stripy blue shirts and tweed jackets.
- Her voice is particularly attractive: fluted and clear, kinder than the hard-edged Sloane of caricature and, most importantly, never sneering.
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