In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Christopher snickered, just barely withholding it from the full laugh, and Paul smirked.
- She snickered, and I could imagine her shaking her head if she was watching my face brimming with laughter at the joke I had played on her.
- Before long, he started to snicker and laugh wildly, clapping his hands over his eyes.
- He smirked at what he had said and I snickered, standing up and stretching.
- I mean, you can almost hear the reporters snickering in the background.
- I banged my head on the desk over and over again as everyone turned to look at me, snickering and smirking.
- As she played though, Josie noticed several of the other girls snickering and giggling about the room.
- Though a few boys snicker as he passes, most stared with respect.
- He didn't snicker, pass on rumors, and go out of his way to avoid, or make fun of her.
- I snickered and we walked on, passing a room that was shrieking of laughter and lights glowing from the crack in the door.
- The entire time, she was smirking and the class was snickering.
- She started snickering at their dazed faces, before cracking up and laughing loudly.
- They tasted the wines without knowing their identities, snickering confidently as they scribbled down their scores.
- Some people passing looked at us curiously, a couple boys our age snickered as they passed.
- People would laugh and snicker, but he delivered.
- And, I snickered, laughed internally, and asked some veiled questions about his movie.
- Some looked to be older than fifteen, and when they passed, they snickered at the younger girl.
- My sister stood in front of us with a small group of friends, snickering and giggling as though they'd completely lost their minds.
- For a good five minutes, we laughed, snickered, giggled, and chuckled our tension away.
- They laughed and snickered with their yellow eyes glowing in the dark.
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