In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1día de lavado masculinedía de (hacer) la colada masculine Spain
- Unfortunately when washday comes, as it indubitably has, we can all be in for a right good soaking.
- Monday morning, in a house where washday begins, must be dreadful for the man of the house.
- Here is the easy, labour-saving washday you've always wanted!
- A controversial solution has been put forward that could finally end the washday blues for people in Thornton Street, Skipton.
- It needed to be an easy meal as Monday was washday and especially busy.
- Monday was washday, the clothes washed in boiling water in a tub with a dolly peg.
- It was the boys' job to light the copper at 6 a.m. on washdays.
- You can't talk about the clothesline without thinking about the entire washday of yesteryear - and all the hard work that went into it every week.
- One has to be a certain age to remember the soggy, steamy awfulness that was the drudgery of washdays when it involved galvanised tubs, poss-sticks and mangles.
- Turn off hot and cold water faucets going to tub between washdays to prevent water pressure strain on hoses.
- If Nanny was in a good mood, she would put a bowl of water with a smattering of washing powder added onto a chair and I would have my own washday on Monday for my dolls clothes.
- On washdays, the tub was filled with cold water using buckets, and a wood or coal fire was stoked up.
- That, he said, was his contribution towards the washday ritual.
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