In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Britishcaravana femininefeminine cola
2(in US football)defensa ofensivo masculinedefensa ofensiva feminine
- On probably 75 percent of its running plays, Ohio State wants to run to the weak side of the offensive line, allowing the tailback to cut back to the strong side.
- Peppers played tailback and defensive end, all the while keeping up with his basketball career.
- On Bush's first touchdown reception, he lined up at tailback, but tight end Dominique Byrd was also in the backfield, creating a dilemma for the defense.
- He has been a tailback, a wide receiver and a part-time quarterback.
- Ginn will line up at wide receiver, tailback and quarterback and return kicks - all in the name of getting more touches.
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