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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- Eventually, after six hours on the back of the bike we swept those slowcoach cyclists over the finish line and there were all the rest of the entrants.
- The hope now is that slowcoach Europe will lift its performance in 2004, taking some of the pressure off the US workhorse.
- Come along, slowcoach, spit spot, on the double now!
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