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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- When the council planted a large speed hump outside my gate, I did not complain.
- Jeffrey clapped his hand over his mouth as the taxis rumbled over a speed bump.
- They do slow down for the speed bump but they accelerate after.
- But even people who always drive in the passing lane occasionally hit a speed bump.
- He said that after telling the boy to ‘clear off’ he had slipped on a speed hump in the road and that the fall had caused his injuries.
- Mr Westmoreland said: ‘If this is built a speed hump will be right outside my front window.’
- It had then hit a speed bump, causing the driver to lose control.
- But council officers have recommended that committee members keep the structure, saying removing it would mean putting an extra speed hump in the village's 20 mph zone.
- There was a pause, interrupted only when Brent hit a speed bump at forty-five and Terry smeared hair gel all over his nose.
- At this point, Hall said the boy stepped into the road, which had not been gritted and was covered with ice, and slipped on a speed hump, causing him to fall on to the hard surface.
- Some think it's fun to whizz over the speed hump and see how fast they can take off.
- Retired policeman Paul Wright says his house shakes and ornaments rattle when First York buses go over a speed bump outside his Haxby bungalow.
- Slowing as she went over the speed bump, Amber pulled up to the stop sign and drove onto the road without looking for the other cars as she was taught.
- The teenager added that Hall then threw him into the middle of the road, where he hit his left shoulder on a speed hump and banged his head.
- They could remove three rows of cobbles and install a speed bump in its place.
- Obviously, it would have made more sense putting the speed bump where the crossing is, as is the case at the Health Centre, rather than a few yards further away.
- The speed bump, which was put into place this summer, was damaged beyond repair and subsequently removed altogether.
- But it will create a rat run along Queen's Road and Broadleas Road and just one speed hump in each would make a difference.
- The taxi gave a light jolt as it went over a speed bump and this broke through his rather distressing thoughts.
- But the committee said a speed hump planned for Stratford Avenue must still be introduced, despite a complaint from one resident.
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