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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- Because of a faulty rail, he fell into a vat of boiling liquid and died three weeks later from his burns.
- I tucked into a vat of some of the best seafood chowder I've had for a long while, complete with huge chunks of fish.
- The remake of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory was thrown into chaos on Wednesday when a worker dropped a $540,000 camera lens in a vat of chocolate.
- Shakespeare's Falstaff admitted that he sold his soul for Madeira wine, and so fond of it was the Duke of Clarence that, faced with execution, he chose to be drowned instead in a vat of Malmsey - the sweetest of all Mardeiras.
- The clothes he wore for the video for their first single cost £2,000, yet look for all the world like someone just dipped him in vats of various coloured dyes (not an opinion he shared).
- The mud bubbled and boiled like a vat of steaming oil.
- In the small town of Seligman, we had a prodigious breakfast at Lilo's Cafe: eggs over-easy, hash-browns, sausage and bacon and a vat of coffee.
- In both wine- and beer-making, initial fermentation occurs in large vats, allowing the carbon dioxide to bubble off.
- Called Raspberry Tart Ale, it introduces Oregon raspberries to the brew which is then fermented spontaneously in large oak vats, giving this liquid dessert incredible color and bouquet.
- Specifically, the milk flows into one of nine automated cheese vats, each producing a vat of cheese every 20 minutes.
- He said that in over a century of holding Guinness, the vats had taken on an unmatchable colouring.
- The little factory diversified into selling soda crystals to local dairy factories - the crystals were used to sterilise vats.
- A furniture stripper who fell into a vat of caustic soda has regained consciousness with his sight intact.
- As part of his job fitting engines in ships he used to have to mix asbestos in big vats.
- A man who was so sure he would die after falling into a vat of caustic soda that he drew up his will is now recovering at home with his wife
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