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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- Well, what can you with a bunch of leftist soreheads?
- Many soreheads and unsympathetic people will probably cavil that this is pretty darn cool and lots of people don't get to go to Australia and experience such a beautiful land.
- I really did, because if they boo you on the road, it's either because you're a sorehead or you're hurting them.
- He was called an ‘old-fashioned American sorehead.’
- Yet he makes a terrible mistake in treating the traditional civil rights leaders as soreheads because they attack him.
- Some of them are remarkably eager to label anybody who asks the question an antiwar liberal loser sorehead.
- Maurice Bendrix, the hero of Graham Greene's The End of the Affair, is one of modern literature's great soreheads.
- Then, when Uncle Jack gave him the ten dollars, the man went to his room, apologizing for being such a sorehead.
- What it dances around is the flabbergasting tendency of all these cable-TV talking soreheads to be wrong about everything from primary votes to foreign wars.
- If the accused is not dismissed, the good trooper will be dismayed and the malcontent and sorehead will be encouraged in his own insubordination.
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