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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- Replace the empty Tampax box immediately, to avoid nasty surprises next month.
- Both Tampax and o.b. claim to be dioxin-free - bleached with chlorine that is essentially of the home-cleaning variety.
- I'd buy every product they advertised - even if they were sponsored by Tampax!
- On opening it, I found it contained a sample box of Tampax tampons, together with a fact-filled leaflet designed to guide pubescent girls through their first period.
- I spotted this in a Tampax advert while watching game shows to learn Spanish.
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