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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- Years later, while snowbound in his Canadian home-in-exile with only the odd visits from the local librarian for company, he is dispassionate about the moral choices he's made.
- Soups, stews and pasta are ideal for addressing the situation but, as we have been snowbound since December 29, we've been alternating those alternatives for three months now.
- Starfish is the first company to bring the smells of the Caribbean to us poor snowbound souls on the mainland.
- And, if you've got some time to kill at work (or if you're snowbound like us Washingtonians), take a tour of the Framley Museum.
- This may sound fairly straightforward but, when I add that most of our work involves food, that we don't have mains electricity, and that we are snowbound for six months of the year, the insanity of it all may sink in.
- I really don't want to be snowbound here until tomorrow…
- We've got fresh, sparkly snow out here this morning and even though it's only a few inches, we're going to pretend it's a major blizzard and we're snowbound.
- Students at six Eastern Cape schools failed to write yesterday's mock exams as they were snowbound the whole day yesterday.
- Several of Kevin's fellow snowbound superintendents have snow removal duties, snowmobile businesses, snow grooming and cross-country ski trails to maintain.
- If you have to be snowbound, Cambridge, and especially the beautiful Charles Hotel, is a great place to be.
- A writer-caretaker who, snowbound in this sepulchral hell, eventually loses it, his descent into madness is displayed through the most perversely witty of character arcs.
- He also has some infatuation with Tolkien, as might be guessed from the name, lives in California, and has a fondness for taunting snowbound Minnesotans with photos of blooming flowers.
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