In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tie pin) alfiler de corbata masculine(tie pin) fistol masculine Mexico(worn by women) prendedor masculine
- The symbolic and concrete evidence of these new patterns of consumption were the diamond-studded stickpins, gold pocketwatches, and hard cash pedestrians conspicuously paraded while traversing the streets.
- Morrison painstakingly describes the privilege of those with diamond stickpins, fine cigars and monogrammed silver, pointedly contrasting it with a world in which a child's bedroom is a luxury.
- She'll cover herself in balloons, then plunge a stickpin through each one.
- Of course, other accessories like a tie, stickpin, cigarette case and lighter should not be neglected.
- ‘It's about the quiet, everyday minutes,’ says the 26-year-old jewelry artist of her handcrafted brooches, stickpins and rings.
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